Mental Health Awareness Workshop, Saturday, May 4th, 2019
Sponsored by NAMI, Northwoods Chapter; hosted by St. Anthony Spirituality Center

Come for one or more of the following sessions – each session will include time for Q & A. Please register at
Lunch is available for $15. When you register, please indicate whether or not you will join us for lunch.


10:00 Session – Lived Experiences of Mental Illness

Members of NAMI will share their stories and speak about the stigma surrounding their illness, describing not only the ways that mental illness affects their daily lives but also and the struggles they face in the recovery process.

11:00 Session – Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training and the Crisis Assessment Response (CART) .

Bob Wilcox, Law Enforcement Liaison at NCHC (Northcentral Health Care ) will present new options for law  enforcement officers to consider when responding to crisis situations in which mental health concerns play a role.

12:00 – 1:00 = Lunch ($15 per person)

1:00 Session – Promoting Brain Health for Ourselves and those around Us

Licensed Professional Counselors Ashley Miller and Judy Lemke will be joined by Clinical Pharmacist and advocate for mental health education Katie Scarpace in presenting this session. The presenters will not only explore the symptoms of depression and anxiety but also discuss the coping mechanisms and medication that are available for treatment.

2:00 Session – Review of Statutes affecting Emergency Detention – Scott Corbett, Attorney – Marathon County Corporation Counsel for Civil Matters.