A Compassion conference is being held this weekend at Western Connecticut State University. The annual event is being held Saturday by the WCSU Center for Compassion, Creativity & Innovation. The title of the conference this year is Compassionate Strategies for Mental Wellness.
Those in attendance will choose three workshops or discussions in which to participate for each of three sessions. A panel discussion will be led by mental health experts. The keynote speaker will be the program director of Fairfield County’s Community Foundation.
West Conn professor Dr Chris Kukk says the mission of the conference is to address issues of mental wellness and illness through practical means.