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Ask a Psychologist Panel: My Top Ten Tips About Mental Health

Three Licensed Psychologists will each share their top ten favorite tips about managing key elements related to mental health and emotional wellbeing.

Event Details

Areas covered will include coping, communication, and resilience. Following brief presentations by Drs. Tonya Armstrong, Cynthia Sortisio, and Sandra Wartski, the panel will engage in Q&A with participants.

This program is proudly presented at Dix Park, which is the former site of Dorothea Dix Hospital, the first psychiatric hospital in North Carolina. The panel is made possible through volunteers with the Public Education Committee of the North Carolina Psychological Foundation which upholds the mission of sharing psychological science as a means of positively impacting the lives of the public.

This program is free to the public thanks to Dix Park Conservancy donors.

Time: 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Location: The Chapel at Dix Park, 1030 Richardson Drive, Raleigh, NC 27603

Registration: While free to attend, space is limited. Registration is required.

Registration opens 2 weeks in advance at 12:00 pm. 


Directions and Parking

  • Via Western Boulevard: Enter at Hunt Drive or S. Boylan Avenue
  • Via Lake Wheeler Road: Enter at Umstead Drive
  • Follow Signs towards The Chapel
  • Parking is located in the lots next to and in front of the Chapel. ADA parking is available.
  • Click on the image below for an enlarged parking map.

The Chapel Parking Map



Dix Park continues to strive to be accessible and welcoming for visitors, including those with disabilities. Currently, portions of Dix Park, including some areas where programs and events occur, have uneven surfaces and are not fully accessible. Accessibility is a primary focus for early park improvements and all future planning and development.

Parking: ADA parking spaces for the Chapel are to the left and out front of the building. ADA parking spaces are available in all lots.

Chapel Entrance: Ramp and ADA push button activated door is located to the left of the front of the building. 

Restrooms: Indoor accessible restrooms are available in the Chapel.

Programs and Events: Raleigh Parks Inclusion Services works with community members to support participation. To request a program modification based on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please complete and submit the Accommodation Request Form or contact Inclusion Services staff at 919-996-2147 or


Contact Dix Park Staff at 919-996-3255 or