As part of the Behind the Scenes (BTS) Mental Health Initiative, BTS and LDI are bringing the Wellness Lounge to LDI 2023, December 3-5 in Las Vegas. In addition to daily presentations and one-on-one consultations on mental and physical wellness there are a number of special activities:
Networking Coffee and Mocktails: Join us each morning in the Wellness Lounge for coffee and pastries sponsored by LDI and EPS and on Sunday and Monday from 5-6pm for mocktails and non-alcoholic beer sponsored by EPS. Get together with your colleagues and chat with our presenters in a relaxed, safe space.
Mental Health First Aid Training – Tuesday: This day-long class gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial help and support by taking the fear and hesitation out of starting conversations, teaching you how to listen nonjudgmentally and give reassurance, and how to refer a person to appropriate professional support. Advance registration required.
Rise and Shine 5K Run/Walk – Sunday 7:30-8:30am: Join your colleagues for a meaningful stride towards positive mental health and substance use support at the annual 5K to benefit Behind the Scenes. Lace up your running shoes and be part of a community dedicated to making a difference.
Holiday Shopping: The BTS Boutique will feature unique industry and ghostlight themed holiday cards and decorations. Support Behind the Scenes and spread holiday cheer to family and friends.
Shine a Light Campaign: BTS and LDI invite all exhibitors and attendees to join our “We’re Shining a Light on Mental Health” campaign to help reduce the stigma and encourage people to speak openly about mental health and substance use issues. The booth staff of exhibitors supporting the campaign will be wearing a “We’re Shining a Light on Mental Health” button and attendees can pick up their own at the Wellness Lounge. Join these leading exhibitors who are supporting the campaign: 7th Sense, ACT Entertainment, CBI Cables, Chauvet, ETC, GLP, IATSE, iWeiss, Rosco, Spotrack, Texas Scenic Company, Vari-Light, and Vectorworks by contacting BTS Executive Director Lori Rubinstein at [email protected].