Parkridge Valley To Co-Host Mental Wellness Hour Webinar Thursday

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

As part of its Mental Health Awareness Month activities, HCA Healthcare Behavioral Services will host the inaugural Mental Wellness Hour on Thursday at noon CST/1 p.m. EST. Behavioral health providers from across the HCA Healthcare network of 184 hospitals – including Parkridge Valley – will host the event via WebEx, a virtual meeting platform.

Parkridge Valley Cleveland therapists Justin Forgette, LPC, MHSP, and Carol Myers, M.Ed, LADAC II, will join other providers to host a webinar entitled, “Virtually Burned Out? Self-care during Social Distancing,” in which they will discuss the necessary tools to equip to successfully navigate the new virtual reality.

The public is invited to connect virtually for this webinar. To join the conversation, visit Webex.com and/or call (415) 655-0001. The access code is 921 369 908 and the password is QGrZTM3tU26.

If the direct link does not work, visit Webex.com and click “Join” in the top right corner. When prompted to “Join A Meeting,” enter the following access code: 921 369 908. The password is QGrZTM3tU26.


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Breaking News

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Opinion

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