“In Our Own Voice” Recognizes Counseling Awareness Month

Friday, April 5, 2013

According to Mental Health America, 54 million Americans suffer from mental issues. In honor of Counseling Awareness Month in April, the UWG’s Counseling and Career Development Center is hosting “In Our Own Voice,” an enlightening mental health awareness program on Tuesday, April 9, 2013. The program, beginning at 7 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom, will feature a speaker who is personally living with mental illness.

The event will highlight the struggles that people with mental health issues face from on-set to recovery. The guest speaker will present a video showing the impact of mental health issues, such as depression, anxiety, bi-polar disorder and more. The speaker will also share personal psychological and emotional struggles and the recovery efforts they have undergone.

CCD provides “confidential counseling and support services to all enrolled UWG students.” For more information about the event or any other queries, please contact the CCD at 678-839-6428, visit their website or drop by their office at 123 Row Hall.