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Red Cross Resiliency Programs coming in June for Veterans, Service members and Military Families

The American Red Cross and Lakes Region Mental Health Center are partnering to bring Red Cross Resiliency Programs to Veterans, Service members, and Military Families. The first session, “Introduction to Mind and Body Skills” will be held at the LRMHC Conference Center from 5:30pm – 7:00pm on Friday, June 14th. The workshop series continues on July 12th and on the second Friday of every month thereafter (June – January). Participants may attend one, some or all the sessions and there is no charge. The Resiliency Workshops aim to help improve coping abilities, communication skills and personal wellness strategies. The workshops are confidential small-group modules, led by licensed mental health professionals. Focus is placed on building skills that enhance the likelihood of positive reconnections among family members, as well as the successful reengagement of the service member in civilian life. Workshops topics and dates are as follows: 

Friday, June 14th, 5:30pm – Introduction to Mind and Body Skills Sign up for the June workshop at https://lrmhcmindbodyjune.eventbrite.com

Friday, July 12th, 5:30pm – Using Mind and Body Skills

Friday, August 9th, 5:30pm – Communication

Friday, September 13th, 5:30pm – Exploring Trauma  

Friday October 11th, 5:30pm – Handling Stress 

Friday November 8th, 5:30pm – Relating to Children 

Friday, December 13th, 5:30pm – Identifying Depression 

Friday January 10th, 5:30pm – Working through Anger  

All workshops are free and available to all those impacted by a military deployment from all branches of the Armed Forces, which includes Reserve, National Guard, active duty service members, veterans and their families. Workshops will be held at Lakes Region Mental Health Conference Center at 40 Beacon Street East in Laconia.