"The Center Cannot Hold": Addressing mental health stigma through opera
Thursday, September 12, 2019, 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Hilles P-02 Performance Hall, 59 Shepard Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Celebrating the use of opera and art to address mental health stigma, this event will include a talk by opera composer Kenneth Wells, M.D., M.P.H., (psychiatrist/composer) and live concert excerpts from the opera The Center Cannot Hold, based on the memoir by Elyn Saks, J.D., PhD. Based on her 2007 memoir of the same name, The Center Cannot Hold opera follows Saks during a pivotal time at Yale as she ultimately faces her demons and resolves to live her life as fully as she can, whatever it takes. Elyn Saks will also be present at the event. This event is free and open to the public. RSVP requeseted. To RSVP and for additional information, click here.