St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea to host peer-to-peer mental illness educational program

View Calendar
04/26/2018 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
St. Joe's Chelsea
Address: 775 S Main St, Chelsea, MI 48118, USA

St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea and The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Washtenaw County will host a free peer-to-peer educational program for families, friends and caregivers of individuals diagnosed with a mental illness such as major depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder. The class will be led by trained peer mentors who also live with mental illness. This is not a support group, but a supportive, safe and confidential program.

This course teaches the basics about serious brain disorders and treatments, helps connect people to others who share a similar experience and teaches important skills and coping techniques for their difficult journey.

Class meets weekly and starts:

Date: Thursday, March 15, 2018 for 12 weeks.

Time: 6 – 8 p.m.

Location: St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea, 775 S. Main Street, Chelsea, MI

There is no cost for this class but registration is required. Please call Kathy Walz, Behavioral Health Navigator at 734-680-5312 to register.

Related upcoming events

  • 05/29/2019 12:30 pm - 05/29/2019 1:30 pm

    St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea to offer series of free mental health classes this spring

    CHELSEA, Mich. (April 2, 2019) – This spring, St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea will host a "Minding Your Health Series," which includes three educational programs aimed at improving mental health in the community. These events are free and open to the public. All classes will be held inside the Chelsea Wellness Center, located at 14800 E. Old US Hwy. 12 in Chelsea. Please register by calling the Chelsea Wellness Center at 734-214-0220. The dates, times and class topics are:

    Date: April 8

    Time: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

    Topic: Why Diets Fail

    Description: Learn to better understand the roles food and exercise play in our lives, and what might really be in the way of lasting change.

    Date: May 6

    Time: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

    Topic: Finding Help: When to get it and where to go

    Description: Learn when to seek mental health treatment and where to find the support needed.

    Date: May 29
    Time: 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

    Topic: Aging at Home: Is it safe?

    Description: Learn about the medical conditions and medications to watch for as you age, risk factors of living alone, how to complete a home safety assessment and when to consider a driving evaluation. Individuals will also learn about geriatric psychiatric evaluations and neuropsychological evaluations

  • 05/31/2019 12:00 pm - 05/31/2019 1:00 pm

    Adult Book Discussion
    Bring your brown-bag lunch at noon and discuss books with us! Refreshments served.
    Friday, March 29 • 12 p.m.: The Hate U Give, by Angie Thomas [This title is the 2019
    Capital Area One Read book]
    Friday, April 26 • 12 p.m.: The Postmistress, by Sarah Blake
    Friday, May 31 • 12 p.m.: The First 15 Lives of Harry August, by Claire North

  • 06/05/2019 All day

    Smith Elementary is looking at putting together a "Career/Get to know your Community" day on June 5th, 2019

    Community businesses/career members to talk about how they run etc. and do fun activities with the kids. We are currently looking at 15 minute sessions that will run all day.

  • 06/08/2019 8:00 am - 06/08/2019 4:00 pm

     

    Join Union for Life for it's Sixth Annual Charity Golf Outing June 8, 2019 at Eagle Crest Golf Resort. All proceeds benefit the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center. Contact Hope Salyer (hopes@aaejatc.org) for questions or to enter a team into the golf outing.

    Golf Outing Entry Form 2019

     

  • 06/08/2019 9:33 am - 06/08/2019 9:33 am

    The 123th Stockbridge High School Alumni banquet will be held June 8, 2019, at Heritage Elementary School in Stockbridge at 5:30 p.m. The class of 1969 will be honored in celebration of its 50th anniversary. Graduates of all classes are urged to attend this time-honored event. Tickets may be purchased at the Stockbridge Pharmacy, Eaton Federal Bank (formerly Stockbridge State Bank), Farmers State Bank or Country Petals for $20 per attendee. Checks payable to the Stockbridge Alumni Association may also be mailed to the Association at Post Office Box 503, Stockbridge, Michigan 49285. The Alumni Association has prepared an event in which friends old and new may come together to remember high school days. Graduates are encouraged to call fellow classmates in hopes that their particular year of graduation will have the most in attendance. For more information email marylouclifton@hotmail.com or call 269-720-3780.

  • 06/09/2019 12:00 pm - 06/09/2019 1:45 pm

    Sunday, June 9. National Kidney Foundation of Mich. hosts Greater Lansing Kidney Walk at Hawk Island County Park, 1601 East Cavanaugh Rd., Lansing. Registration 12:00 p.m. Walk 1:45 p.m.