Day of the Woman coming to Corpus Christi

Posted at 12:36 PM, Nov 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-01 13:39:57-04

Day of the Woman is an event sponsored by the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health and hosted by Del Mar College. The goal is to bring members of the community together to discuss important health and lifestyle issues.

This year’s presentation is free, and will take place at the Del Mar College Richardson Auditorium (101 Baldwin Blvd.) on Thursday, Nov. 8 from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.

The topic is “EleMental Health for Peace of Mind, ” and will include guest speakers:

Terry Bentley Hill, a nationally recognized mental health advocate and attorney. Following the deaths of her first husband and 14-year-old daughter, Hill’s mission became helping others suffering from mental health diseases by sharing her story of pain and healing. Her peers named her Dallas’ Best Criminal Defense Attorney for Mental Health representation, and she was awarded the Presidential Citation by the State Bar of Texas for her work with attorneys struggling with mental health and substance abuse.

Laura Street, chairwoman of the Panhandle Behavioral Health Alliance and a former executive director of the Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health. During her career, Street has worked as a health care provider, a teacher, a researcher and an administrator. She also has served with more than 25 boards of directors for local, state and national nonprofit organizations.

Rita Hernandez, a licensed professional counselor-supervisor who began her educational trajectory as a Del Mar College Viking. She has been a dedicated advocate for mental health in higher education since 2001.

Day of the Woman is open to everyone, both men and women alike.

For more information or to RSVP, contact the Del Mar College Foundation at or call

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