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NARSAD Palm Beach Mental Health Research Symposium

March 6, 2010 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Palm Beach County Convention Center
Join us at the 7th Annual NARSAD Palm Beach Mental Health Research Symposium, featuring 4 presentations on topics related to PTSD, autism, depression, and schizophrenia.
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NAMI Florida Peer Consumer Conference

Mar 10 to 12, 2010 2:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lake Yale Baptist Conference Center
The purpose of Bringing Change 2 Mind: A Holistic Approach to Recovery conference is to provide an opportunity for people diagnosed with a mental illness and/or a substance use disorder to network and learn how to improve their physical and emotional well-being. Attendees will learn to identify physical and mental health issues, strengthen their abilities to create and direct a personal recovery plan and to better advocate for the services and supports needed to succeed.
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Community-wide Grief, Resource and Support Group for parents affected by the Haiti earthquake

March 17, 2010 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Forest Park Beacon Center
Participants will be able to recognize and reduce anxiety in times of crisis, deal with the stress of relocation after a disaster, teach children how to react in emergency situations, and receive resources & information from Beacon Community Partners.
MHA Events

Combat Trauma: Its Destructive Effects on the Minds of Soldiers and their Children

March 20, 2010 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Bruce W Carter Dept. of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
This full-day lecture-workshop, led by nationally and internationally renowned experts will explore the psychological consequences and treatment of combat trauma (PTSD), as well as the impact of deployment and combat trauma on the children of people who go to war.
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Anyone who works in the mental health or public health field will be interested in this participatory webinar designed to provide tools to deal with the physical and emotional effects of stress and anxiety in the workplace. Leading experts will provide an overview of the symptoms of secondary traumatic stress (Compassion Fatigue), its prevalence, and impact on mental health and public health professionals. Specific emphasis is placed on learning how to build emotional resilience and manage stress.
MHA Events

NAMI 9-week Peer-to-Peer Recovery Education Program

March 27, 2010 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
National Alliance on Mental Illness for Palm Beach County
The National Alliance on Mental Illness for Palm Beach County is starting their next free, 9-week Peer-to-Peer Recovery Education Course.
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Palm Beach County Mental Health Coalition Meeting

April 1, 2010 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Children's Services Council of Palm Beach County
Topic for the meeting will be reducing the stigma associated with seeking treatment for mental health disorders. Pam Gionfriddo, MHA CEO, will facilitate and will talk about the It's Okay to Get Help! campaign.
MHA Events

NAMI Family-to-Family Education Course

April 10, 2010 10:30 AM
National Alliance on Mental Illness for Palm Beach County
The National Alliance on Mental Illness for Palm Beach County is starting their next free, 12-week Family-to-Family Education Course.
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NAMI PBC April Meeting: Treatment of Brain Illnesses in Seniors

April 13, 2010 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
You are invited to the April meeting of he National Alliance on Mental Illness Palm Beach County. Dr. Ashok Sharma, Adult/Geriatric Psychiatrist of Delray Beach, will present on Treating Brain Illnesses in Seniors.
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Film Screening: “Depression and Bipolar Awareness”

April 28, 2010 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Palm Beach County Library Hagen Road Branch
Join us for a free film screening: "Depression and Bipolar Awareness," produced by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
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