MEDIA ADVISORY: Breakfast Learning Series to Feature Discussion on Grief and End of Life Issues

Free event on February 25 will bring community together to learn about proven methods for helping individuals struggling with grief and will provide information on local resources available to those in need

Centerstone and the Ivy Tech Community College School of Liberal Arts and Sciences’ Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences are hosting an educational event titled, “Therapeutic Grieving Support and Assisting in End of Life Issues” featuring Julie Chapin, PhD, HSPP, of Bloomington Hospital Hospice. The free event is part of the Breakfast Learning Series designed for clinicians and community members who support those recovering from mental illness and addiction.

The 90-minute breakfast event will review health and mental health risks that elderly individuals often face following the death of a loved one and provide strategies for addressing common end of life concerns. It also will provide information on hospice care and local resources available for coordinating individual and family support. Continuing education credits (1.5 CEUs) are available for $5.00 charge.

Julie Chapin, PhD, HSPP, Bloomington Hospital Hospice
Friday, February 25, 2011 from 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Ivy Tech Community College – Bloomington Campus

Lamkin Hall
Bloomington, Ind.
For more information, please contact Nicholas Spagnolo at 812-337-2350 or nicholas.spagnolo@centerstone.org.

About Centerstone
Centerstone, a not-for-profit organization, offers a wide range of mental health and addiction services to more than 24,000 people of all ages each year. Formed through the merger of Center for Behavioral Health, Quinco Behavioral Health Systems and Dunn Center, Centerstone has been serving Indiana residents for more than five decades. The organization has more than 60 facilities across 17 Indiana counties and operates the Foster Care Select program in 24 counties. It is accredited CARF International. For more information about Centerstone, please call 800-344-8802 or explore our website: www.centerstone.org.