Church hosting mental health classes

DOWNEY - Downey United Methodist Church will begin hosting a free 10-week class for adults living with mental illness.Classes provide peer-to-peer support through classes that meet for two hours once a week. Course topics include relapse prevention, brain biology and research, mental illness symptoms, stigma and recovery, cultural perceptions of mental health, mindfulness, spirituality, substance abuse and addiction, physical health, suicide and prevention, working with providers, advance directive for mental health care, and more. Classes begin March 13. For details, email

********** Published: Feb. 27, 2014 - Volume 12 - Issue 46