At St. Joseph Mental Health Center, we recognize our responsibility to educate the community on mental health issues. An increased knowledge of these issues will result in a better quality of life for all of us. The Speakers Bureau is available for anyone—business and industry; professional, civic, and social clubs; church groups; schools; and parent-teacher organizations.
Listed below are the general areas and topics on which our Speakers Bureau staff members can speak. If a topic in which you are interested is not listed, please call us; we may be able to tailor a program to your specific needs. Speakers are highly qualified mental health professionals including physicians, nurses, social workers, psychologists and activity therapists.
If you would like a speaker to address your group, call 208-799-5701.
Speakers Bureau Topics
- What is stress and how to manage it.
- Relaxation techniques.
- Communication skills.
- Headaches and how to deal with them.
- Good mental health.
- Dealing with insomnia.
- Summary of the feeling-good book.
- Assertiveness training for women.
- Assertiveness training for men and women.
- Anger management.
- How to accept criticism.
- Increasing self esteem.
Work and Industry
- Recognizing and referring the impaired employee
Through an employee assistance program.
- Time management.
- Stress management in the work place.
- Psychology of aging.
- Alzheimer's disease.
- Active, vital aging.
- Mental health problems of the aged.
- The aged alcoholic.
- Caregivers' stress.
Leisure and Exercise
- Leisure assessment, development, counseling.
- Developing a physical fitness program for yourself.
Overview of Programs Provided by SJRMC
- General adult psychiatric unit.
- Free consultation/screening.
- Outpatient treatment options.
- Telepsychiatry and it's applications.
- Long-term care consultation services.
General Mental Health Topics
- Depression and what to do about it.
- How to manage the psychotic/acting out patient.
- Help for the family of the psychiatric patient.
- Schizophrenia–What is it and how to treat it.
- Cognitive therapy.
- The healing effect of therapeutic community.
- Assertiveness training.
- Sleep disorders.
Contact Us and Hours
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Outpatient Mental Health Center
428 Sixth Ave.
Lewiston, ID 83501
Phone: 208-799-6500 or 1-800-799-3997
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