Discussing Mental Health Issues

Discussing Mental Health Issues

A series of free presentations addressing mental health issues will be offered Monday, Oct. 6, through Thursday, Oct. 9, in the large meeting room of the Beatley Central Library, 5005 Duke St.

The series, presented as part of Alexandria’s Mental Health Awareness Week, begins with a discussion of "Suicide Prevention and Response," Oct. 6 at 7 p.m.

At 10:30 a.m. Oct. 7, Alexandria’s Hoarding Task Force will explain "Hoarding, a Mental Illness."

"The Causes and Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder" will be described in a discussion Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. and a film, "The Genuis of Marian," a documentary about Alzheimer’s disease, will be shown Oct. 9 at 6:30 p.m.

For more information, call 703-746-1751 or visit www.alexandria.lib.va.us or www.alexandriava.gov/DCHS.