ARGOSY UNIVERSITY, ORANGE COUNTY Depression and Bipolar Awareness: From Diagnosis to Remission

When: Saturday, October 29, 2016 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Where: Argosy University, Orange County
601 South Lewis Street | Orange, CA 92868


Format: Film Workshop with Guest Speaker and Panel


Join Argosy University in partnership with The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention for a workshop on Bipolar and Depression: From Diagnosis to Remission. Depression and Bipolar Awareness: From Diagnosis to Remission includes a one hour film that features medical experts and a panel of patients and family members talking about their experiences with depression and bipolar disorder, the benefits of
treatment, and the recovery process. The program includes Dr. Kay Redfield Jamison, professor of psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Dr. Paula Clayton, former AFSP Medical
Director; and Dr. John Greden, executive director of the University of Michigan Depression Center. After watching the film, viewers will hear from our guest speaker Marina Barbrosa, M.Ed-Psy who will speak further on her experience with Depression and Bipolar Disorder.


For more information and RSVP, contact:
Angelique Jackson, Business Development and Military Outreach
Phone: 310.531.9664 | Email: ajackson@argosy.edu

GUEST SPEAKER:
Marina Barbrosa,
M.Ed-Psy
Marina Barbrosa, M.Ed-Psy was diagnosed with severe mental illness in 2005. For 2 years she experienced repeated hospitalizations for mania, psychosis, and suicidal behavior. Ms. Barbrosa’s illness
stabilized in 2007. By 2011, she was in full remission, and has enjoyed a fully medication free, healthy lifestyle since then. Ms. Barbrosa is an expert in learning and behavior psychology. She helps children
and adults with behavior change in the Orange County area. She is most proud of her recent accomplishments; becoming a speaker, author, and advocate for individuals with mental illness. Speaking
competitively and in forums across Orange County.

To request accommodations in connection with this event, contact the Student Affairs Department or program organizer in advance at 866.505.0332.
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