September 14, 2009

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Step UP: Embrace Your Mind and Spirit
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Step UP: Embrace Your Mind and Spirit

Each day, people struggle with mental health issues, whether it’s everyday stress, situational stress such as grief, or something more severe. Therefore, it is important to understand that there are various situations which can affect your mental wellbeing.

Step UP Emory’s website,, features self-assessment tools, expert information and resources on topics such as reducing everyday stress, stages of change and managing mental illness. Step UP Emory will also host two events focusing on mental wellness.

A Visit from former First Lady Rosalynn Carter

rcarterJoin us for a special mental health forum featuring remarks from Mrs. Carter, who has dedicated 35 years of her career to helping people with mental illnesses and continues her work through the Carter Center’s Mental Health Program. Mrs. Carter’s address will be followed by a panel discussion with experts who will provide additional information about mental health disorders, treatment, prevention, early intervention and resilience.

Friday, September 18, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Emory University Cox Hall, 3rd Floor Ballroom
(Pre-register at Click on Events in the blue navigation bar. Select “For Employees” in the pull-down menu.)

Seven Keys for Maintaining Personal Enthusiasm

wonealMotivational speaker and trainer William O’Neal will share his inspiring messages on developing your potential and unleashing your greatness.

Tuesday, September 15
11 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Emory University Hospital Auditorium
(No registration necessary)

For more information, visit Step UP Emory at beginning September 8.


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