Lindner Center of HOPE Psychologist to Discuss Helping a Loved One Who is Abusing Drugs/Alcohol as Fifth Topic in a Series of Evening with the Expert Talks

Mason, OH – On Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at the Mason Community Center from 6:30 to 7:30 pm, Sherry Knapp-Brown, PhD, Lindner Center of HOPE Psychologist, will present “Helping a loved one who is abusing drugs/alcohol.” The presentation is open to the public and is no charge. During this presentation, attendees will learn about the impact of alcohol/drug misuse and how to approach a loved one about seeking treatment, while helping family members enhance their wellbeing. Time for questions will be allowed at the end of the discussion.

This presentation is the fifth in a series being offered as part of Lindner Center of HOPE’s five-year anniversary educational outreach. Lindner Center of HOPE has partnered with the City of Mason to offer a free special educational speakers series to members of the public. The series, “Evening with the Experts: Expert discussion of mental health, addictions and mental wellness with Lindner Center of HOPE clinicians” takes place the second Wednesday of each month from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Mason Community Center. The series began August 14, 2013 and continues through August 13, 2014. Details about the schedule can be found at lindnercenterofhope.org/experts.

Lindner Center of HOPE’s mission includes education about mental health issues, while the City of Mason’s mission includes facilitating wellness.

Lindner Center of HOPE provides excellent, patient-centered, scientifically-advanced care for individuals suffering with mental illness. A state-of-the-science, mental health center and charter member of the National Network of Depression Centers, the Center provides psychiatric hospitalization and partial hospitalization for individuals age 12-years-old and older, outpatient services for all ages, diagnostic and short-term residential services for adults, intensive outpatient program for substance abuse and co-occurring disorders for adults and research. The Center is enhanced by its partnership with UC Health as its clinicians are ranked among the best providers locally, nationally and internationally. Together Lindner Center of HOPE and UC Health offer a true system of mental health care in the Greater Cincinnati area and across the country. The Center is also affiliated with the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine.

CONTACT:
Jennifer Pierson
Lindner Center of HOPE
jennifer.pierson@lindnercenter.org

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