You’re invited: 16th annual Prechter Lecture featuring former WNBA star Chamique Holdsclaw

September 30, 2022  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

The Heinz C. Prechter Bipolar Research Program presents the 16th Annual Prechter Lecture.

This year’s lecture will feature keynote speaker Chamique Holdsclaw, former WNBA star and mental health advocate. Holdsclaw will give a talk about “Mind/Game: The lifelong pursuit of order after a bipolar disorder diagnosis.”

It will take place on OCt. 26 at 6 p.m. at Kahn Auditorium at BSRB.

Holdsclaw will touch on her mental health struggles throughout her life and how she has become committed to help others accept and seek help for their mental health and well being. She will also speak about the stigma around mental health in the black and brown communities and in sport.

The talk will be followed by a panel discussion highlighting the Prechter Program’s research projects.

The event will include:

  • One-on-one interview with Chamique Holdsclaw and NAMI Chief Medical Officer, Ken Duckworth, M.D.
  • Panel discussion about research into bipolar disorder, moderated by Melvin McInnis, M.D., director of the Heinz C. Prechter Bipolar Research Program
  • Reception following the panel discussion with light refreshments

This event funded by a generous gift from Donald & Mary Kosch.