Focus On Mental Health Lectures

October 3—6, 2010 is Mental Illness Awareness Week. As part of our mission of community outreach and education the UW Department of Psychiatry will present a series of four lectures on mental health topics. The lectures, offered free-of-charge and directed towards the community, will emphasize promoting mental health awareness and will feature UW Department of Psychiatry faculty members. Each lecture will be followed by a question and answer period.

Dates:

Tuesday, October 5, 7 pm - 8:30 pm

Ned H. Kalin, MD, Hedberg Professor and Chairman, UW Department of Psychiatry, and Director of the HealthEmotions Research Institute will speak on the topic of anxiety and depression.

View Dr. Kalin's lecture and access a list of resources


Tuesday, October 12, 7 pm - 8:30 pm

Gregory Kolden, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry will speak on emotional well-being.

View Dr. Kolden's lecture and access a list of resources


Tuesday, October 19, 7 pm - 8:30 pm

Art Walaszek, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry will speak on mental health for older adults.


Tuesday, October 26, 7 pm - 8:30 pm

William Taft, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry will speak on child and adolescent mental health.


Location

Health Sciences Learning Center, Room 1325

750 Highland Av.

Madison WI 53705


Contact Vanessa Balchen at 608-263-0491 if you need additional information.