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Focus on Mental Health

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The Faith in Action Team will be focusing on Mental Health in the months to come and how our faith calls us to understand, support and advocate in this important arena. We hope you can join us in person or online for these two speakers after worship.

  • February 5, 11:00am – Mental Health 101: Guest speaker Rita Rippentrop, Clinical Director of a large faith-based counseling practice will talk about today’s most pressing mental health issues, including the effects of the pandemic and the role the Church can play in healing. Rita is a seasoned therapist and has held leadership positions in various community mental health organizations.
  • February 12, 11:00am – Mental Health and Youth: Guest speaker Nancy Vitacco, child and family therapist, will focus on mental health and youth, and how to navigate today’s rising rates of child anxiety and depression. Nancy works with children preschool through college and their parents, and she has more than 25 years of experience in the public school system. 

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Southminster Presbyterian Church

916 East Central Rd. Arlington Heights, IL 60005

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