The events encourage residents to create awareness through education, while combating the stigma and judgment often associated with addiction.
The first event will be a free anxiety workshop that will provide attendees methods, alternate treatments and hands-on instructions to help overcome anxiety from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 15 at Trietsch United Methodist Church, 6101 Morriss Road in Flower Mound. During the workshop, attendees can screen the “Angst” documentary about anxiety among children and teens, starring Olympic Gold Medalist Michael Phelps. For more information and to RSVP, click here.
The other event will be WTF’s Stompin’ Stigma 5K and Fun Run/Walk, which will be held at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13 at Forestwood Middle School, 2810 Morriss Road. Registration is now open here, and it is $30 for adults and $15 for students, teachers, military and first responders. On-site registration will be available on the day of the event for an additional cost. In addition to the certified 5K course on trails, there will be a deejay, snacks, raffle prizes, sponsor booths, face painting, breakfast, medals for various age groups and more.