Fibromyalgia and Depression

Fibromyalgia and Depression
The Houston/Harris County Integrated Healthcare Workgroup for Serious/Chronic Illness will be holding its first Spring Brown Bag Series. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, one disorder that has been shown to occur with depression is fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia causes chronic, widespread muscle pain, tiredness, and multiple tender points. People with fibromyalgia are more likely to have depression and other mental illnesses than the general population.  

MHA Spring Brown Bag Series #1

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Fibromyalgia and Depression

Bring your lunch and enjoy a new learning experience

Light snacks provided ● No Cost to Attend ● Registration Required
1 CEU hour available for social workers, LMFTs, LPCs and LCDCs for $10 (Please bring exact cash or check.)

Training is limited to 30 seats! 

 

Speaker Mary Harper, President, Fibromyalgia Association of Houston
Mary Harper earned her Master's in Social Work from the University of Houston. She worked primarily in Employee Assistance Programs and managed mental health, retiring in 1998 when her elderly parents moved to Houston. Mary was diagnosed with fibromyalgia in 1993 and became an active volunteer in the Fibromyalgia Association ...

Mary Harper earned her Master's in Social Work from the University of Houston. She worked primarily in Employee Assistance Programs and managed mental health, retiring in 1998 when her elderly parents moved to Houston. Mary was diagnosed with fibromyalgia in 1993 and became an active volunteer in the Fibromyalgia Association of Houston (FMAH), serving as newsletter editor and telephone counselor for several years. In 2001, Mary assumed the presidency of the Association. Under her leadership, the group has held several conferences,  publishes a newsletter, continues to hold bimonthly meetings with healthcare speakers, and maintains a social media presence. 

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Wed, March 4, 2015
noon - 1 p.m.
(GMT-0500) US/Central

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Where?

Mental Health America of Greater Houston
2211 Norfolk, Suite 810
Houston, TX 77098
United States