October 1st, 2012

Great River Mental Health is sponsoring Choices in Recovery, a program to inspire people living with schizophrenia, schizoaffective and bipolar 1 disorder to take ownership of their mental-health recovery journeys so they can live meaningful lives. It will begin with a free meal at 5:30 p.m. followed by a one-hour presentation.


The program will be in the lower-level Blackhawk Room. Participants should enter at Mercy Plaza, 1225 S. Gear Ave., West Burlington.


Program topics will include:

·         Accessing supportive treatments

·         Establishing a recovery team

·         Recovery plan elements

·         Strategies for success

·         The role of medicine in therapy


The presenter is licensed clinical social worker Leland Stephan, M.A., director of services for adults with serious mental illness for Community Health Network in Indianapolis.


Registration is required. To register, please call Great River Mental Health at 319-768-3700.