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10th Annual William S. Perper Faith-Health Symposium

Understanding Depressive and Alcohol Use Disorders: Promoting Healing and Recovery

A free conference for individuals and families impacted by depressive and alcohol use disorders, and for those who are personally facing challenges of these conditions.

Save the Date!

Thursday, May 5, 2022

8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church
7 W. 55th St, New York City

Keynote Speakers

  • Kay Redfield Jamison, Ph.D.

    The Dalio Professor in Mood Disorders Professor of Psychiatry The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

    Kay Redfield Jamison, Ph.D.
  • Denis Antoine II, M.D.

    Director, Addiction Treatment Services Director, Center for Addiction and Pregnancy Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

    Denis Antoine II, M.D.

More details to come in summer 2022.

Mental Health Matters: A Community Symposium

Sponsored by the William S. Perper Foundation

In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, please join us for a free virtual symposium to learn more about anxiety and depression, and how to support those who are facing the challenges of these and other mental health conditions.

Thursday, May 5, 2022
1 to 3:30 p.m.

Register via Zoom

  • Recognizing and Responding to Depression

    Presented by Karen Swartz, M.D.
    Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
    Director, Clinical and Educational Programs, Johns Hopkins Mood Disorders Center
    Karen Swartz, M.D., headshot
  • Understanding and Treating Anxiety

    Presented by Paul Nestadt, M.D.
    Assistant Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
    Co-director, Johns Hopkins Anxiety Disorders Clinic
    Paul Nestadt, M.D., headshot
  • Be Present: A Mindfulness Meditation

    Presented by Neda Gould, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
    Director, Johns Hopkins Mindfulness Program
    Neda Gould, Ph.D., headshot

Panel Discussion: Community Resources

Featuring representatives from NAMI Maryland, Pro Bono Counseling Project and Behavioral Health System Baltimore

Register here

For more information, contact Kimberly Monson.

Please note that this is a community symposium – CEUs will not be offered.

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