Health Dept. to sponsor Feb. mental health information meeting


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Posted Online: Jan. 31, 2013, 2:14 pm
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Press release submitted by RaeAnn Tucker-Marshall


HEALTH DEPT REMINDS OF FEBRUARY 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 February Support Group for friends and family of people with mental illness.

The meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 12th at 6:30pm at the Henry and Stark County Health Department, 4424 US Hwy 34, Kewanee.Participants may enter at the Front (West) doors.

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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