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NAMI Athens Speaker Series
April 25, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pmFree
NAMI Athens Speaker Series at The Athens Public Library
Recovering from Schizoaffective Disorder and Forging a Career
Speaker: Leigh Ann Maio
Schizoaffective Disorder is – a combination of schizophrenia and a mood disorder. Leigh Ann Maio suffered some depression in her late teens. But the full impact of schizoaffective disorder hit in her freshman year in College. Thereafter, she had suicidal attempts and was hospitalized off and on. Before long, however, her mother – who took NAMI’s Family to Family course – convinced her to be compliant with therapy and medication. Now she has been “clear” for the last six years. And, for three and a half years, has worked as a Peer Support Specialist at Appalachian Behavioral Health, the very same institution in which she had previously been a patient. For a preview of her talk, listen to her NAMI interview at namiathensohio.org and follow the radio icon.
Date: Thursday, April 25, 2019
Time: 6:30-8:00 PM
Location: Athens Public Library
30 Home Street, Athens, OH
Nurses can submit social work certificates to the nursing board for full credit.
.15 CEUs available for Athens Public Schools Teachers
1.5 CEUs available for Social Workers and Counselors