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FINE LINE: Mental Health/Mental Illness Exhibit Opening
Sunday, May 1, 2016
HPS Member are invited to the Special Exhibit Opening on Sunday, May 1, 2016 from 2 – 4 p.m. at The Health Museum. Read more about this interactive art exhibit below. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm your attendance.
"FINE LINE: Mental Health / Mental Illness" is a documentary of voices, stories and
portraits that confronts stereotypes and reveals the courage and fragility of those
living with mental illnesses. Photographer Michael Nye spent four years photographing
and recording stories. Schizophrenia, depression, obsessive-
"It's a mesmerizing experience — to stare into the eyes of the person so artfully
portrayed, to listen to the voice and, in some small way, to get to know the individual
beyond the mentally ill label, the person who's so much more than the illness." Joe
Holley, Editorial -
"FINE LINE: Mental Health / Mental Illness” will be on display at The Health Museum
May 1, 2016 -
Psychiatry hosts World Bipolar Day program
Recent innovations in treatment including medications and therapies will be presented at a World Bipolar Day event sponsored by the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.
The event, free and open to the public, will be held at noon Wednesday, March 30, at The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, 2800 S. McGregor Way, Houston, TX 77021.
World Bipolar Day was founded three years ago to bring awareness to bipolar disorders, eliminate social stigma, and build sensitivity toward the illness.
Houstonian Elizabeth Smalling Shulak will speak about her journey with bipolar disease.
Presenters from McGovern Medical School include Jair Soares, M.D., PhD., professor and Pat R. Rutherford, Jr., Chair in Psychiatry and executive director of the UTHealth Harris County Psychiatric Center (HCPC); Michael Weaver, M.D., professor and medical director of the Center for Neurobehavioral Research on Addictions; Iram Kazimi, M.D., assistant professor and director of the Pediatric Bipolar Program at UTHealth HCPC; Thomas Meyer, Ph.D., associate professor and director of the Psychological Mood Disorders Laboratory for Mood Spectrum Disorders; and Bobby Nix, M.D., assistant professor and medical director of UT Physicians Behavioral Health Outpatient Services.
Houston Group Psychotherapy Society (HGPS)
Please join us for the Houston Group Psychotherapy Society’s (HGPS) Annual Institute
April 14th -
at The Houston Council on Alcohol and Drugs.
The event will Feature:
Haim Weinberg, PhD, CGP, FAGPA
Relational Approaches to Group Therapy:
The Power in Moments of Meeting
Meryl Cohen, MEd, LCSW
Sexuality: Values and Ethics in Clinical Practice
AGPA Principles of Group Psychotherapy Course Psychodynamic and Specific Interest Groups
18 CEU’s or CME’s More
The Council on Recovery
303 Jackson Hill St.
Houston TX ,77007
Register online at www.hgps.org
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