Mental health support concert to rock the city of roses

TYLER, Texas (KETK) – A purposeful rock concert is coming to Tyler during National Suicide Prevention Week.

On September 9, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Tiny Evie Rocks will present a concert at Bergfeld Park to raise awareness of mental health and suicide prevention entitled “Evie Rocks Tyler”.

Celebrations include local rock bands, speakers, food trucks, vendors, charities, raffles and more.

“We bring the community together to save lives and let those in struggle know they are not alone or forgotten,” said Tiny Evie Rocks.

Tiny Evie Rocks was founded in 2019 by Michael and Jessica Domingos and their family after they lost their 12-year-old daughter Evie to suicide. They now run Tiny Evie Rocks as a non-profit organization with a mission to “bring hope to those affected by suicide through acts of kindness and love. Through these actions, we are raising awareness in the community and working to remove the stigma associated with mental illness and suicide.”

The September 9 concert will feature the following artists:

  • Chloe Moore
  • Lisa Lane
  • The HoJames Band
  • panic device

Vendors include Bees Knees Bubble Tea and Pizza, Edgar’s Big Taco, Reo’s Cajun Food Truck, Frios Gourmet Pops, Hidden Moon Tea, and Mermaid Viri.

This event is sponsored by the Andrews Behavioral Health Center of Tyler, the Neurodivergent Advocates of East Texas and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – East Texas Chapter. All proceeds benefit Tiny Evie Rocks and its mission.

“Our goal is to fund multiple partial grants for the ASIST training program that go to first responders, therapists, teachers, school counselors and community members who work face-to-face with people with mental health issues,” said Tiny Evie Felsen.

Attorneys will be on hand to provide information and support including NAMI Tyler, Counseling Nook for Trauma, Clover Education Consulting Group, Mission 22, Smith County Clubhouse, TAG, the Tyler Police Department, Mosaic Counseling Centers of East Texas and UT Tyler Health Science Center.

“Evie wants us all to know that it’s not just a small group of people who feel this way, and it’s not just a small group that is willing to do something about it.”

Tiny Evie Rocks

For more information or ways to help, Visit Tiny Evie Rock’s website.

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