May forum looks at mental health
services for all in need
Providing mental health counseling to Western North Carolina’s uninsured and under-insured will be the topic of the next education forum sponsored by the Western Carolina affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. The free presentation and discussion takes place Thursday, May 12, beginning at 6 p.m., Room 312, upper level of C3@356, 356 Biltmore Ave., Asheville.
Maureen Linneman and McNair Ezzard of Asheville’s All Souls Counseling Center will be on hand to discuss how to know when mental health counseling is needed as well as provide information on All Souls Counseling Center and its role in meeting the needs of area citizens in need. Read More >>>
Survey shows shift in stigma
(CNN) Mental health has a long-standing public perception problem, but the stigma appears to be shifting, at least in the United States, a new survey reveals. Results from a national online survey on mental health, anxiety and suicide indicate that 90% of Americans value mental and physical health equally. More on the survey here.
for your group
NAMI Western Carolina's In Our Own Voice speakers will talk to your class, organization or faith community about important things you need to know about mental illness. They will talk to you about their recovery and the important components of recovery such as dark days, acceptance, treatment, coping skills, successes, hopes, and dreams. Contact: Paulette Heck; 828-581-0080, firstname.lastname@example.org.