Mental Health Support Group - Keweenaw Area to host mental health education event Wednesday

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Published: May. 10, 2022 at 9:12 AM EDT
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HOUGHTON, Mich. (WLUC) - A free public program about mental health services and challenges in the Houghton community will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 11 at the Portage Lake District Library, 105 Huron St. in Houghton. The program is sponsored by the Mental Health Support Group - Keweenaw Area.

Speakers include representatives of Dial Help, Copper Country Community Mental Health, Keweenaw Support 4 Healthy Minds, Unite Mental Health and Wellness, and the Mental Health Support Group - Keweenaw Area.

Each speaker will give a short talk about the focus and work of their organization. A question and answer period will follow.

In the Keweenaw there are five main groups helping with mental health issues:

·       Mental Health Support Group-Keweenaw Area provides support for people with mental health conditions and their families.

·       Copper Country Community Mental Health offers treatment for mental health problems.

·       Dial Help provides crisis counseling and suicide prevention services.

·       Keweenaw Support 4 Healthy Minds does advocacy for mental health.

·       Unite Mental Health and Wellness helps connect people with specialty mental health providers. Questions? Email: MHSG-KA@aol.com

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