BTS Wellness Lounge comes to LDI 2023
Friday, 17 November 2023
bts-ldiAll attendees are invited to experience short presentations by industry colleagues on a range of topics
USA - As part of the Behind the Scenes (BTS) Mental Health Initiative, BTS and LDI are bringing the Wellness Lounge to LDI 2023, (3-5 December) in Las Vegas. The Wellness Lounge offers attendees a safe space to learn about mental and physical health through daily presentations, activities, and one-on-one consultations.
Each morning will start with Cup of Coffee Yoga where no experience, equipment, or special attire is required for a brief yoga practice with ETC’s VP of marketing, David Lincecum. Immediately following, participants can sample the benefits of breathing and meditation with University of Tennessee lighting professor and licensed meditation instructor Kenton Yeager.
In the afternoons, all attendees are invited to experience short presentations by industry colleagues on a range of topics that can improve your mental and physical wellbeing.
Eddie Raymond will explain the importance of sleep in his talks on the Biology of Sleep and the Effects of Sleep Deprivation in the Entertainment Industry.
Luther Bell and Molly Michelman will provide a Layperson’s Guide to Eating Healthier on the Road
Steven Michelman will provide an Introduction to Mental Health First Aid and Lori Rubinstein will provide an overview of tools and resources offered through the Behind the Scenes Mental Health Initiative
In addition, BTS is offering NARCAN overdose prevention training classes on through the There is No Hero In Heroin Foundation. The training covers basic harm reduction principles, basic harm reduction techniques for those with active use, how to identify and respond to an opioid overdose, and how to administer Narcan.
Attendees can stop by the lounge anytime and visit the Behind the Scenes team to learn about the Mental Health Initiative’s extensive tools and resources and receive valuable information to share with their companies, on the jobsite, or at their union hall.

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