News From Terre Haute, Indiana

June 12, 2013

Mental health education, wellness event planned


The Tribune-Star

TERRE HAUTE — The Human Resources Center of Edgar and Clark Counties is having an open house: “A ‘New Era’ in Mental Health and Recovery,” a free public education and wellness event.

The event will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 22 at HRC’s Café France, 118 E. Court St., in Paris, Ill.

The event will include:

• Free lunch

• In the large meeting room: instruction on suicide prevention and Mental Health First Aid, Youth Mental Health First Aid, and how to respond to the signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders from a certified MHFA instructor.

n In the JWY meeting room: an HRC therapist covering mental health conditions and the services and treatments HRC has to offer.

• An HRC therapist covering substance use disorders and the treatment approaches and supports available.

• Wellness, and Whole Health Action Management, a new program using group peer supports to increase resiliency, wellness and self-management of health and behavioral health among people facing multiple life challenges.