EGAMHST: I’m Covered Up: What You Need to Know About Hoarding

Iredell County Public Library 201 N Tradd St., Statesville, North Carolina

“I’m covered up” is not just about the physical retention of things. More importantly, it’s about emotional components that won’t allow release. This presentation examines causes, symptoms, and adaptive treatment and care methods for those dealing with hoarding behavior. A focus is placed on the aged population. This is a free in-person event facilitated by […]

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EGAMHST: Depression: From Surviving to Thriving

Iredell County Public Library 201 N Tradd St., Statesville, North Carolina

Depressive symptoms often present themselves through feelings of isolation, hopelessness, and despair. This course examines different types, common causes, symptoms, and treatment methods for depression, focusing on moving from a […]

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EGAMHST: Enhancing Mental Health with Alternative Treatments Part 1

Iredell County Public Library 201 N Tradd St., Statesville, North Carolina

This course is designed for both care providers and people receiving care. It looks at alternative treatments and practice modalities and their impact on mental health. Many of the “outside of the box” interventions can be incorporated into the lives of people managing a mental illness and/or their caregivers to help create balance, stability, and […]

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EGAMHST: Keeping the Balance: Mood Stabilizing Medications

Iredell County Public Library 201 N Tradd St., Statesville, North Carolina

Managing mood disorders can be a balancing act. This course provides information about the role of medication in keeping a healthy equilibrium and the importance of observing medication responses, as well as signs and symptoms to report to a physician. This is a free in-person event facilitated by the Vaya Health GERO Team. CEU's are […]

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EGAMHST: Crisis Prevention: Keeping Your Cool Under Pressure

Iredell County Public Library 201 N Tradd St., Statesville, North Carolina

“If you can predict it, you can avoid it!” Though avoidance is not always possible, planning for how to prevent and/or manage a crisis can help both caregivers and individuals experiencing a crisis. This course is designed to increase one’s skill level in working with individuals who experience increased behavioral challenges. Focus is placed on […]

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