Mental Health forum held Saturday |

Mental Health forum held Saturday

The Summit Chapter of the Mental Health Association of Colorado (MHAC), in conjunction with Advancing Colorado’s Mental Health Care (ACMHC) is sponsoring “Muddling Through Mud Season: A Forum on Stress and Coping from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday in the Blue River Room of the North Branch Library in Silverthorne. Presenting at the forum will be a panel of local mental health professionals and primary care physicians. Presenters include Bill van Doorninck, PhD., Barbara Leffler, PhD, R.N., Carolyn Sloan Burton, MD, Karen Wyatt, MD and Larry George, MD. The panel will cover such topics as the mind-body connection; the physical, emotional, and behavioral consequences of stress; gender differences; resilience; and specific coping techniques.For more information about MHAC Summit call Sarah Pokorny at (970) 668-3478, ext. 4102 or e-mail To obtain more information about the Advancing Colorado’s Mental Health Care initiative contact Helen Royal at (970) 668-3476, ext. 3101 or e-mail

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