WHAT TO EXPECT AT THE EVENT
We are hosting a mental health awareness and suicide prevention concert event featuring Alex Boyé. We know that music has the power to bring people together and open their hearts in a way that lessons and lectures cannot. Through music, guest speakers and community resources, we intend to bring hope and support to all in attendance.
FREE ADMISSION | No tickets required
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5th, 2022
at the FORD IDAHO CENTER ARENA
(16114 N Idaho Center Blvd, Nampa, ID 83687)
Doors & resource booths open at 5:30 PM
On-stage event begins at 6:30 PM
Alex Boyé is truly a multicultural, multigenerational, global artist – with over one billion views on his YouTube channel, Boyé’s diverse blend of African-infused pop music and vibrant dynamic visuals have captured a loyal legion of fans across the globe.
Three years ago, Boyé wrote a song called “Bend Not Break”, which quickly became an anthem of hope and healing to those struggling with mental health and suicide ideation. Boyé is a global ambassador for the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention.
FEATURED ORGANIZATIONS & SPEAKERS:
NAMI Idaho is an organization of families, friends and individuals whose lives have been affected by mental illness. Together, we advocate for better lives for those individuals who have a mental illness, and we offer support, education and advocacy as we do so.
Comedian, Coach & Author
Megan McCaleb is an award-winning comedian, an award-winning author, and an engaging improv coach. She teaches improv skills that are simple, fun, and actionable tools to create more self-awareness, increase self-control and self-love, and expand a person's capacity to embrace what makes them unique and powerful individuals - particularly when the going gets tough.
Megan is passionate about creating happier, healthier human connections through humor. She has been the recipient of such honors as Idaho Business Review's "Accomplished Under 40" and "Women of the Year." McCaleb is an upbeat and empowering, although tired, single mother of four and a Jeep enthusiast.
#BroncoBOLD is a Boise State University student-athlete mental health initiative that spreads a message of hope, help, and resiliency to the entire campus and greater community.
Author, Speaker & Founder of Brick House Recovery
Jason Coombs, founder, and CEO of Brick House Recovery, and author of the best-selling book “Unhooked – How To Help An Addicted Loved One Recover” has been nominated for the 2021 Inspire Excellence Award.
Jason has effectively guided thousands of addicted individuals and their families out of the chaos and into recovery. He is in long-term recovery himself and so he’s been there. Jason is a professional TEDx speaker, consultant, and leadership expert.
Our mission is to prevent suicide and elevate mental health awareness. We believe that through education and awareness we can help individuals, organizations, and communities end mental health stigma, spark conversations, and create suicide prevention champions out of EVERYONE.
JOEY & LAUREN
Hosts of 102.7 FM's Morning Show
First they were high school friends, and now married with kids, Joey and Lauren are a chemistry-filled duo guaranteed to make you laugh every moment you spend with them. Joey has wild ideas and thinks formal sweatpants should be a thing. Lauren will put a restaurant meal in a dish and call it her own and is not afraid to throw herself in awkward situations.
From their famous segments like; Make Up or Break Up, Phone Jenks, and That Awkward Moment, to trying the latest challenges or trends, Joey & Lauren are your familiar friends that feel like family and keep you coming back for more. For all the content you crave, you can listen to Joey & Lauren anywhere you download your podcasts, and keep up with them on all social media platforms.