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Notes from Marcia….

The Holidays and Stress

Stress and depression can ruin your holidays and hurt your health. Being realistic, planning ahead and seeking support can help ward off stress and depression.

Here are some tips to help you cope:

Christmas stress

(click the image to go to the info)

Upcoming Health Events at Immanuel

Esprit — A Support Group for People Recovering from Mental Health Issues

 Our brothers and sisters at Ebenezer Lutheran Church are inviting all interested parties to participate in a support group.

Let’s be honest, life can sometimes feel overwhelming and challenging. We at Ebenezer welcome everyone into our spiritual circle.  We think that most everyone has experienced or supported someone with mental health issues.  We also recognize that we all need a circle of support in our lives.  Ebenezer strives to create a place where all can come, share, listen, learn and be renewed



Meeting the 2nd and 4th Thursday’s of eah month!

Next Meeting:  December 14 and 28

Group Facilitators:

Ashley Figerio, Certified Mental Health First Aid, USA; Experienced Mental Health Group Facilitator

Vikki Ward Martin, MA, MDiv; Certified Mental Health First Aid, USA; Family to Family National Alliance on Mental Illness

For more information , please call Ashley at 773/428-1521

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