March 23 – NAMI Athens Speaker Series

21 Mar

2017 03 23 ACPL NAMI

Athens Public Library, 30 Home Street, Athens

Thursday, March 23, 2017             6:30 pm-8 pm

Formerly called manic depression, this disorder affects 2-4% of the U.S. population. Featuring periodic fluctuations between deep depression to normality to wild mania (including sexual impropriety, ill-considered spending and delusional thinking), it disrupts and frequently destroys the victim’s life.

Guest speaker Donna Lechleiter, a registered nurse with a 20-year career in pediatric home health, mental health and hospice, will discuss how this disorder impacted her life, her recovery and her current roles including mother, NAMI mental health activist, and Athens Photographic Project member. More info at https://www.myacpl.org/events/bipolar-disorder-from-the-inside-out/ — with NAMI Athens.

1.5 for Social Workers and Counselors

Nurses can submit counselor and social work certificates to the nursing board for full credit.

0.15 CEU’s for Athens City School District Teachers

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