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Educational Meeting: Thursday, January 15

Join us in for our first meeting of 2015, as we welcome Amy Eisenman, LPC, of Peachtree DBT speaks about Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, or DBT for short. DBT is an evidence-based treatment that has proven to be effective for various disorders and conditions. It combines cognitive-behavioral techniques for emotion regulation with the concepts of distress more »

Educational Meeting and Potluck on Thur. Nov. 20

Please join us for a potluck dinner and a discussion of PTSD lead by Sergeant Eric Adams, Sr., of the Atlanta Veterans Affairs Police Department. Sgt. Adams serves as the Georgia Crisis Intervention Team Coordinator for the Atlanta VA Police Dept. He coordinates the training within the agency for sworn and non-sworn personnel. He also serves more »

“Voices” Documentary Screening Nov. 9th, 2014

VOICES A documentary film Directed by Gary Tsai, an emergency room psychiatrist and a member of NAMI, & Hiroshi Hara.   Screening on Sunday, November 9th, 2014 at the International Freethought Film Festival   Voices will be screening on Sunday, Nov 9, 2014 from 2:15pm – 4pm   Cinefest Film Theater 66 Courtland St SE Atlanta, more »

Belinda Wheeler to Speak at Oct. 16th Educational Meeting

Our speaker on Thursday, October 16th will be Certified Peer Specialist Belinda Wheeler. Diagnosed 15 years ago with bipolar disorder, Belinda has dealt with the symptoms and struggles of bipolar since her early teen years. Five years ago, Belinda began looking for a way to use her experiences with a mental illness in a positive more »

Educational Meeting Thursday, Sep. 18, 2014

Join us on Thursday, September 18th to hear Dr. Ashraf Attalla. Dr. Attalla is a Harvard educated psychiatrist who is on staff at Emory University and Ridgeview Institute. His talks are informational, entertaining and insightful. Doors open at 7:00 pm. The meeting itself commences at 7:30 pm with business and announcements. This is followed by more »