CarePoint Health Lunch and Learn Lecture Series Presents: “Depression – What You Need to Know”

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Community invited to attend free event at all three CarePoint Health hospitals. Lecture presented by Joanne Foster, Psychiatric Social Worker.

CarePoint Health is pleased to present Joanne Foster, Psychiatric Social Worker, and her Lunch and Learn lecture: “Depression – What You Need to Know”. The community is invited for lunch and a fascinating presentation to learn about how to clinical depression and how the condition is treated. Joann Foster is a psychiatric social worker with over 15 years experience in behavioral health. She prides herself on her ability to bring mental health education to the most vulnerable in our community.

It is a challenge to recognize the many faces of clinical depression. When a depressive episode strikes, the world becomes a darker place. People experience symptoms such as low self-esteem, decreased energy, hopelessness, decreased motivation, and diminished interest or pleasure in activities. Depression is a common but serious illness that can be treated. This Lunch and Learn event is designed to help individuals recognize and cope with clinical depression.

The CarePoint Health Lunch and Learn program is part of an ongoing series that brings together community members to learn about the specialties, research and critical work being performed at Bayonne Medical Center, Hoboken University Medical Center and Christ Hospital. Each event will feature a prominent health care leader and will include a free lunch for attendees.

The presentation will take place at the following locations and times:

Bayonne Medical Center
Thursday, May 29
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
29th Street at Avenue E, Bayonne, Room 2B
Lunch will be served
Please register by Tuesday,
May 27: 201-858-5481

Christ Hospital
Thursday, May 15
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
176 Palisade Avenue, Jersey City, Staff Rooms A & B
Lunch will be served
Please register by Tuesday,
May 13: 201-795-8619

Hoboken University
Medical Center
Tuesday, May 13
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
308 Willow Avenue, Hoboken, Assumption Hall
Lunch will be served
Registration Closed

For more information about the Lunch and Learn lecture series, contact:
Allyson Miller
CarePoint Health
Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations
Phone: 201-858-5297
Fax: 973-646-5563
Email: AMiller(at)bayonnemedicalcenter(dot)org

About CarePoint Health:

CarePoint Health brings quality, patient-focused health care to Hudson County. Combining the resources of three area hospitals - Bayonne Medical Center, Christ Hospital in Jersey City, and Hoboken University Medical Center - CarePoint Health provides a new approach to deliver health care that puts the patient front and center. We leverage a network of top doctors, nurses and other medical professionals whose expertise and attentiveness work together to provide complete coordination of care, from the doctor’s office to the hospital to the home. Patients benefit from the expertise and capabilities of a broad network of leading specialists and specialized technology. And at CarePoint Health, all of our medical professionals emphasize preventive medicine and focus on educating patients to make healthy life choices. For more information on our facilities, partners and services, visit our website, http://www.carepointhealth.org.

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