Health Dept. reminds of mental health support meeting


Share
Posted Online: Dec. 27, 2012, 1:17 pm
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story
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.


















 




Local events heading








  Today is Tuesday, Sept 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.






(More History)