Don't let holiday stress stress you out

holidaystressIt’s hard to argue with the observation that “the time to relax is when you don't have time for it.” And for most of us, the time relaxation is most needed is the holidays.

Debra Bell-Schoenberg, LCSW, of Asheville Counseling and Wellnss Center, will share insights on how to cope with holiday stress at NAMI Western’ Carolina’s next educational forum, December 10, 6 p.m., Central United Methodist Church, 27 Church Street, downtown Asheville. More details here.

Join NAMI Western Carolina as we celebrate the season

partyflyerJoin NAMI Western Carolina Thursday, December 4, at St. Mark's Lutheran Church for our Holiday Party and Annual Meeting. beginning at 5:30 p.m. Members and guests will be treated to some great holiday music, good food and the opportunity to help us honor our Crisis Intervention Officer of the Year and to thank our many volunteers.

NAMI Western Carolina will be providing ham, turkey, rolls and beverages and asks those attending to please bring a side dish, salad or desert. Entertainment will be provided by Dave Rowe, Doran Heck and Richard Sackett with special guest Howard Hanger.

We'll also be collecting unwrapped gifts for patients at Broughton Hospital. A list of needed items and other details of our annual get-together are available by clicking to download a copy of the flyer. And please, help spread the word.