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Mother of Bipolar Teen is Keynote Speaker-Mindful Decisions and the Promise of Productive Living

DBSA-GC's 13th Annual Symposium is designed for consumers of services, family, friends, and coworkers of persons with mood disorders. There will be an extensive examination of mindful decision making in the process of achieving productive living.

 
PRLog - Feb. 10, 2012 - CHICAGO -- This conference is hosted by the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance - Greater Chicago. The 13th Annual Symposium is designed for consumers of services, family, friends, and coworkers of persons with mood disorders. There will be an extensive examination of mindfulness and mindful decision making in the process of achieving productive living. The ability to focus and concentrate on a task is the cornerstone of productivity. Mindfulness stresses the present moment without dwelling on past mistakes and without the negative anticipation of future events. Mental health professionals attending the full-day event are eligible for 6 CEUs.  

The keynote speaker is Julie Joyce, a Chicago Police Officer with the Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) and a volunteer with the Child & Adolescent Bipolar Foundation. DBSA-GC is also pleased to present:

Dr. Sally Weinstein - An Assistant Professor at the Pediatric Brain Research and Intervention Center in the Department of Psychiatry at the UIC School of Medicine.

Dr. Michael Maslar – Faculty member at the Family Institute of Northwestern University and a clinical psychologist with a private practice.

Dr. Corey Goldstein – A faculty member of Rush Medical College with research interests in psychopharmacology and a well-known psychiatrist.

Dr. Manuel Silverman - A DBSA-GC Board member and psychologist in private practice.

During the “Ask the Experts” session, presenters will be available for Q & A.

Location:         Evanston Hospital, Frank Auditorium, 2650 Ridge Avenue, Evanston, IL
Date:                Sunday, April 22, 2012
Time:               8:00am - 5pm
Registration:  $25 for students to $85 for a non-member family. Ticket prices increase
                         after April 15th.
Parking:           Free in the hospital lot.
                                   
For more information, call 773-465-3280 or email wecanhelp@dbsa-gc.org. To register online, visit http://dbsa-gc.org/symposium.html or http://dbsagcsymposium.eventbrite.com.
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The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance - Greater Chicago (DBSA-GC) is a 501(c)3 volunteer organization dedicated to bettering the lives of persons with mood disorders.  The organization provides monthly, self-help support groups in four locations across the Chicagoland area. In addition, they offer educational meetings and resources to services. They are the originators of DBSA, a national organization, with hundreds of affiliates across the U.S. and Canada. The mission of DBSA-GC is to help those individuals who are suffering from these illnesses and to improve their lives.

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The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance - Greater Chicago (DBSA-GC) is a 501(c)3 self-help organization founded in the interest of offering support to those with mood disorders & their families, professionals, and friends.

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