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Break The Silence On Mental Illness

MADERA – May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and the Madera County Workforce Investment Corporation invites the community to attend a free Brown Bag Lunch Series on the subject.

“Break the Silence & Reduce the Stigma” includes three one-hour workshops designed to educate, and to create a dialog around serious mental health issues including depression, anxiety and bi-polar disorder.

All three one-hour programs take place during the week of May 5, at the Madera County Workforce Assistance Center located at 441 E. Yosemite Avenue, from noon to 1 p.m.

On Monday, May 5, the topic is depression. Wednesday, May 7, the subject will be anxiety, and on Friday, May 9, the group will be discussing and learning about bi-polar disorder.

RSVP to Maiknue Vang at (559) 662-4503

The Brown Bag Lunch Series is open to employers, community partner agencies, and individuals including anyone who wishes to learn about different types of mental health illnesses and how to work with or assist individuals with mental health conditions.

The Madera County Workforce Investment Corporation has partnered with the Madera County Behavioral Health Services to provide resources for “Break the Silence & Reduce the Stigma,” which will be facilitated by Education Health Coordinator Sylvia Romero.

Workforce Assistance Center of Madera County

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