Tuesday, May 1, 2007


The Guidance Center will host a conference for members of the Downriver faith community Saturday, June 2nd: "Challenging Stigma - Promoting a Realistic, Strengths-Based View of People with Mental Illness." The event, which will feature information about current trends in community-based support, materials from the national anti-stigma campaign ("What a difference a friend makes)" and a panel of mental health consumers, will be held at the Center for Excellence at 13111 Allen Road in Southgate from 8 am to 4 pm. If you are interested in helping to promote a better understanding of mental illness and challenge the stigma associated with mental illness in your community, please contact Rich Casteels at (734) 785-7705 extension 7123 or rcasteels@guidance-center.org.

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