Health Dept. reminds of mental health support meeting


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Posted Online: Dec. 27, 2012, 1:17 pm
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Press release submitted by RaeAnn Tucker-Marshall


"HEALTH DEPARTMENT REMINDS OF MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT MEETING"

The Henry and Stark County Health Department and the Stark County Citizen's Mental Health Task Force asks, "Does someone you love suffer from mental illness? Do you feel alone as you struggle to provide care and support for someone with mental illness? You're not alone."

The Health Department and the Stark County Citizen's Mental Health Task Force invites you to attend the upcoming support group for friends and family of people with mental illness.

The meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 8th at 6:30pm in the East Conference Room of Kewanee Hospital, 1051 West South St., Kewanee.

Gail Ripka, Administrator of the Henry and Stark County Health Department notes, "Join with others dealing with the same struggles to share stories, offer encouragement and lend support"

For more information about the upcoming mental health support group meeting, you may contact the Health Department at (309) 852-0197 or visit our website at www.henrystarkhealth.com or find us on Facebook at Henry and Stark County Health Departments.




















 



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