Conference on Mental Health of Girls and Women Set for Oct. 27

October 18, 2006

Menopause, bereavement and mental health in children and adolescents are among the topics of a conference Friday Oct. 27 sponsored by the University of Rochester Medical Center Department of Psychiatry, Strong Behavioral Women’s Health and The Psychotherapy Institute.

The conference – “Mental Health and Wellness for Girls and Women: Treatment and Management Across the Lifespan” – qualifies for continuing education credits.

Workshop topics include approaches to depression following abortion, miscarriage and infertility, intimate partner violence in the home, providing psychosocial care to low-income women and food and weight challenges facing adolescent girls.

The conference will be held at the Crowne Plaza Rochester, 70 State St. For more information, call 585-275-6895.

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