The Stigma of Mental Illness

In a relaxed setting, we'll discuss mental illness, the stigma attached to it and how we can decrease this stigma in our community. Attendees can make a decorative wish jar to take home.

Social Worker Lisa Anderson from Michigan Medicine's Regional Alliance for Healthy Schools will lead the discussion.

This event is In partnership with Michigan Medicine's Regional Alliance for Healthy Schools and in conjunction with Washtenaw County's anti-stigma campaign, #wishyouknew.

 

Experts in Arthritis

Join Soniya Hanif from the United States Bone and Joint initiative to learn: how to manage arthritis through understanding the nature and progression of arthritis; how to reduce pain while remaining active; effective physical, mental, and emotional coping strategies; and confidence in the ability to live an active independent life.

 

Fit to a T

Join Aaryn Ebner, BSN, RN, ONC, CMSRN, from the University of Michigan Hospital and the United States Bone and Joint Initiative to discuss the connection between weak bones, the risk of breaks and osteoporosis.

EVENT CANCELED: The Stigma of Mental Illness

Due to circumstances beyond our control, this event has been rescheduled to April 6th. Apologies for the inconvenience.

In a relaxed setting, we'll discuss mental illness, the stigma attached to it and how we can decrease this stigma in our community. Attendees can make a decorative wish jar to take home.

Social Worker Lisa Anderson from Michigan Medicine's Regional Alliance for Healthy Schools will lead the discussion.

Medical Cannabis 101

Join Julie Barron, Cannabis Counselor and Educational Director at Blue Sage Health for a presentation about the basics of medical cannabis. Questions covered in this presentation include:

  • What is cannabis?
  • What is the difference between cannabis and hemp?
  • How do you get your medical marijuana card in Michigan?
  • What is indica, hybrid and sativa?
  • How do you use cannabis?
  • How can cannabis help me?

Ahead of the Curve: Building an Aging-Friendly Community

Catholic Social Services' newest initiative, Ahead of the Curve is an innovative, web-based program that aims to empower Washtenaw County residents by putting resources at their fingertips and helping them identify the signs that older adults in their community may need help.

Initiative Coordinator Rachel Dawson-Baglien will give this presentation and lead participants through training to recognize elder abuse. 

This event is in partnership with Catholic Social Services of Washtenaw County.