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Mental Health Partners holding Community Meeting on Coping with Trauma Caused by the Recent Flood Disaster

Mental Health Partners is hosting a community meeting on coping with the emotional trauma caused by the recent flood disaster. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.

DATE/TIME:        Tuesday, September 24,  7:00-8:30 p.m.
LOCATION:         First Congregational Church
1128 Pine Street (SW corner of Broadway & Pine)
Boulder
Meeting will be held in Plymouth Hall. Enter on the south side of the building.

Janine D’Anniballe, PhD, Director of Access, Emergency and Community Services for Mental Health Partners, will lead a conversation focused on helping people cope with the aftermath of traumatic events like the recent flood disaster. The conversation will focus on:

Recognizing and identifying  signs of trauma and distress

Implementing coping strategies to help oneself, family members and others recover emotionally from the effects of trauma

Talking to children about the flooding and its impact

Developing awareness about experiences that can provoke a recurrence of trauma-related feelings

Additional mental health professionals from Mental Health Partners will be available to talk with attendees about personal experiences, to offer guidance and assistance, and provide information about community resources available for mental health and wellness. Other local agency and disaster assistance staff will be present too.

Bill Myers
Chief Development & Public Information Officer
     and Foundation Executive Director
Mental Health Partners
1333 Iris Avenue
Boulder, CO 80304
303.413.6275
bmyers@mhpcolorado.org<mailto:bmyers@mhpcolorado.org>
www.mhpcolorado.org<http://www.mhpcolorado.org>

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