Summit Reads to host book discussion at Next Page
The 2017 Summit Reads Community Project is hosting a book discussion on the committee’s book choice, “Show Me All Your Scars: True Stories of Living with Mental Illness,” edited by Lee Gutkind, according to a news release.
Nancy Karklins of the Next Page Books and Nosh and a Summit Reads committee member will lead the discussion at 10 a.m. Tuesday.
“Anyone who is concerned about the growing incidence of suicide and depression in our community should attend the book discussion,” Karklins said in a prepared statement, adding that ski resort towns have a higher percentage of suicide per capita than other towns and cities across the country.
Other events planned for the 2017 community book choice include:
• 6 p.m. March 22 — Mental health wellness panel at North Branch Library, Blue River Room, Silverthorne
• 6 p.m. April 3 — NAMI education night: crisis services at South Branch Library, Hopefull-Discovery Rooms, Breckenridge
Copies of this year’s selected book, “Show Me All Your Scars: True Stories of Living with Mental Illness” are available at Summit County Library for purchase or to check out and at The Next Page Books and Nosh in Frisco. For more information, call the library at 970-668-5555 or go to SummitCountyLibraries.org.
Additionally, Next Page will be hosting another event that goes with the Summit Reads Program, but for teens. At 5 p.m. on April 7, the author of “Fig,” Sarah Elizabeth Schantz, some local teachers and a mental health professional talk to parents and teens, not only about the book, but about mental health issues with teenagers in general.
For more info, contact the book store at 970-668-9291 or go to NextPageBooks.com.
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