Group 1 

Friday Workshops 10:45 - 11:45 am

1. Life is With People

Richard Ettelson will discuss aspects of recovery from depression and bipolar illness that have to do with relationships and support systems. The goal for the talk will be to help people maximize support from others to enhance their recovery.

Presenter: Richard Ettelson, Ph.D

2. Learn To Manage Anxiety Through Relaxation

Discuss the effects of anxiety on our mental and physical health. We will also discuss the importance of reducing anxiety and stress through various techniques.

Presenter: Tracey L. Shepherd, PhD

3. Maternal Mental Health: Shedding Light on Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders

Current research estimates that about 15- 20% of women experience perinatal mood and anxiety disorders during the perinatal period. Understanding Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders and building awareness regarding this topic is critical for the health and effective treatment of not only our mothers and infants but for our entire community.

Presenter: Janiel Henry, Psy.D