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Theatre Performances & Books

Theater Performances Our three theater performances were a huge success. We are so grateful for all the hours Dr. Omasta and the cast from the USU Department of Theatre Arts put into adapting the stories for the stage. It was a very impactful and moving performance. As a story-teller and having spoken to other story-tellers we were […]

Project Update: Opening Night! {by Nelda}

We’re creating our piles in the Service Center– tablecloths, brochures, an extra table in case we can’t find one– in preparation for tonight.  The biggest news of the week is that our 1,000 copies of the printed collection of stories arrived!  There’s nothing quite like the feeling of seeing the final product of a long […]

Article: USU students to showcase local stories of depression through free theater performances

We appreciate reporter Clayton Gefre and the Herald Journal for their support of our project!  We’ve come a long way since we last talked with them.  Click here for the article.

Project Update March 28 {by Nelda}

Last year, when Jenni and I called The Facing Project headquarters with ideas about what we’d like our project to be about, I was a little nervous. We were sitting in my car, parked outside the Utah Conservation Corps house early in the morning, with her speaker phone on. Time zone differences and back-to-back meeting […]

Project Update Feb. 17

Our “Facing Depression in Cache Valley” project is well underway. The response from the community has been overwhelmingly supportive. We have been so grateful to add more community partners to our ever growing list. A few updates. Book of Stories Our interviews and stories have been completed. We have 25 community members who have volunteered […]