McHenry County Mental Health Recovery Day Event

May 12, 2011


Northwest Herald – May 12, 2011

WOODSTOCK – Pioneer Center for Human Services invites the community to attend the Mental Health Recovery Day event May 19.

The event will run from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Emricson Park in Woodstock.

It will address the negative effects of funding loss for social services along with a focus on recovery, consumer empowerment, advocacy and combating stigmas related to mental illness.

Speakers include Lou Bianchi and Scott Block addressing issues related to the Mental Health Court; Astrid Larsen speaking about the McHenry County Crisis Hotline; Julie Gibson from Thresholds; Alan Belcher on the Veterans Commission; Matt Kostecki and Linda Grieshaber with McHenry County PADS; Lori Nelson with Family Services; and Rick Mason with Pioneer Center’s Mental Health Division.

For information, call Mary Osborne at 815-759-7005.

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