St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea to offer courses For Mental Illness

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12/07/2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea to Offer
Peer-to-Peer Mentoring Program for Mental Illness

Livonia, Mich. (Aug. 8, 2017) — St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea will offer a free 12-week peer-to-peer mentoring program beginning in September.  The educational course will provide participants with a supportive, safe and confidential environment to meet with and learn from trained National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) peer mentors who also live with mental illness.

This course will help participants:

• Understand mental illness
• Discover new coping strategies
• Reduce stigma
• Gain knowledge to help empower
• Connect with others who share a similar experience
• Find volunteer and advocacy opportunities

Date: Thursdays, beginning September 14, 2017
Time: 6 – 8 p.m.
Location: St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea, 775 S. Main St., Conference Room

To register, please call Kathy Walz, St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea behavioral health navigator, at 734-680-5312.  Registration is required.

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