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OPTIMUS’ 2nd Annual Building Connections for Healthy Minds Event

March 5, 2020 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 am

Join the conversation about mental health, the impact on our communities and how we can all be a part of the network of caring.

OPTIMUS Health Care, a leading provider of primary healthcare is committed to raise awareness about today’s mental health needs and solutions in care. We all have a role to play, from early childhood and throughout life.

All are invited to join us in building bridges for a healthier tomorrow.

March 5, 2020 – 8:00am to 10:00am

Registration begins at 7:00am

Breakfast, presentation and networking

Sacred Heart University – West Campus Guest House

Keynote speaker: Lorna Luft

Lorna Luft is a health advocate, Broadway star, and author of two books –“Me and My Shadows” and “A Star is Born: Judy Garland and the Film that Got Away.” She is also the daughter of the beloved legendary star, Judy Garland. Lorna talks candidly about the challenges of mental illness, the impact it has on women and their children and the courage it takes to seek healing. Luft recognizes the importance of comprehensive healthcare. She’s battled breast cancer three times and survived brain tumor surgery. Despite her own health concerns, Lorna continues to be a dedicated philanthropist who fights for a breast cancer cure. Lorna is also a major advocate for children’s healthcare and generously supports charities that provide HIV/AIDS services. Lorna is a founding board member of The Stonewall Inn Gives Back Initiative.

Join us and be inspired by Lorna’s strength and triumphs. You will be awed as this Emmy-Award winning artist shares her compassion and love for her Mother and family while giving us insights into an amazing legacy.

Sacred Heart University, under the auspices of the College of Health Professions, College of Arts and Sciences, Davis Henley College of Nursing, St. Vincent’s College, and Farrington College of Education is the Lead Partner for this event.

For more information on the event please visit our website:

For questions contact: Alexandra McGoldrick | 203-696-3260 x3343 | and/or
Cecelia Rodriguez | 203-696-3260 x3326 |


March 5, 2020
7:00 am - 10:00 am
Event Category:


Optimus Health Care


Sacred Heart University – West Campus
3135 Easton Turnpike
Fairfield, CT 06825 United States
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