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Attend the ATW Speaker Series

Speakers will include local physicians, nurses, nutritionists, acupuncturists and other local health providers addressing a range of important health education topics and sharing their interest and experience.


Questions will be taken at the end of each presentation.


A $5 donation is suggested for each event, but no one is turned away

if they are unable to make a donation. ATW supports you in supporting your health!





Location: All meetings will be in the Willits Center for the Arts, 71 East. Commerical Street, Willits. 


Date: Series meets first Tuesday of each month from January through June and September through December.


Time: Presentations will start promptly at 5:30 PM so please plan on arriving a few minutes early to find a comfortable seat. Light refreshments will be provided.


Call Suzanne at 456-9676 with any questions.

January 2022

Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Trauma

by MendoMHAT team from Redwood Community Services

MendoMHAT is the Mental Health Awareness Training program of Redwood Community Services.

Compassion Fatigue is the physical, emotional and psychological impact of helping others. This talk will teach the 5 body-based wellness skills that allow for the release of stress.

February 2022

The Lymphatic System

by Diane Smalley, L.Ac.

The lymphatic system is very important for our immune system. Learn how the two systems interact and ways to improve lymphatic flow.

March 2022

The Ford Street Project

by Jacqueline Williams, Executive Director

Ford Street Project is dedicated to assisting the addicted and homeless of Mendocino County to attain sobriety and improve self-sufficiency.

April 2022
The Boy Crisis: Why Our Boys are Struggling and What We Can Do About It
by Jeanne King
What is causing our young men to be under-motivated and under-achieving and how can we help them?
May 2022
Family Re-Unification
by Grace Sakurada, LCSW
Grace talks about her experience working with parents going through the Family Re-Unification process

June 2022

The Mental Health Impact of the Pandemic on our Youth

by Billy Hetherington and panel

Billy talks about the challenges of the Pandemic and the solutions our kids are finding.

July and August: Summer Break
September 2022
Complementary Cancer Care
by Autumn Whitaker, CMT, CH
Autumn discusses protocols for complementary cancer treatments while patients are going through chemo, radiation etc.


October 2022

Trauma Informed Care a Paradigm Shift

by Aurelie Clivaz

Aurelie Clivaz will teach us how "Trauma Informed Care", a healthy new approach, is being implemented in many county organizations.

November 2022

Blue Zones Project

Tina Tyler-O'Shea will outline BZP and what is has to offer to our community.

December 2022

Death and Dying

by Lorinda Williams

A comprehensive look at the dying process and what families need to know.

Due to Covid Restrictions events are filmed without an audience and posted on Youtube, Vimeo and the Homepage of

We look forward to meeting in person when it is safe.

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