TLC support group offered

2013-02-24T00:00:00Z TLC support group offeredFor The Times nwitimes.com
February 24, 2013 12:00 am  • 

VALPARAISO | Mental Health America of Porter County will offer Together we Learn to Cope. This support group is for family members and friends of individuals who are living with a mental illness.

Mental Health America of Porter County is a small, not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to promote mental wellness throughout Porter County.

Mental Health America of Porter County is launching a new support group for family members and friends of individuals who are living with a mental illness. TLC is an open, peer to peer support group that provides a safe, stigma free environment where individuals can feel safe sharing their feelings, experiences, and asking questions. The group will be offering information about relaxation techniques, noncompliance, conflict resolution, mental illnesses and other applicable topics.

It will also provide group members with lists of resources.

The first meeting will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. March 13 at Mental Health America of Porter County, 402 E. Indiana Ave. TLC will continue to meet the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month.

For more information about TLC or any other services, call Christine Pirlot, program director, at (219) 462-6267 or cpirlot@mhapc.org.

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