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Stress control, mental health discussions planned for senior facilities
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Stress control, mental health discussions planned for senior facilities

FULTON COUNTY, Ga. -- Stress management and mental health discussions are planned during the first week in June at two Fulton County senior multipurpose facilities.

The Dorothy C. Benson Senior Multipurpose Complex will host a mental health workshop sponsored by the Renaissance on Peachtree on Thursday, June 5. The discussion will be facilitated by Leslie Sessley, a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) with the Link Counseling Center. The two-hour presentation begins at 10 a.m.  The Benson Multipurpose Complex is located at 6500 Vernon Woods Drive in Sandy Springs.  For more information about this event, citizens should contact Lila Womack, Life Enrichment Coordinator at 404-613-4900.

The Harriet G. Darnell Senior Multipurpose Facility will host two workshops designed to help seniors manage chronic disease, stress and mental health. The Wholistic Stress Control Institute will present two workshops on June 5 and June 12 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.  Discussion will focus on a 10-week program on living well with diabetes. The Darnell Senior Multipurpose Facility is located at 677 Fairburn Road in Atlanta.  For more information about this event, seniors should call Meletta Clayton, Health & Wellness Coordinator at 404-613-8580.

To obtain additional information about services available to seniors in Fulton County, please call the STARline at 404-613-6000.

Citizens in need of reasonable accommodations due to a disability, including communications in an alternative format, should contact the Department of Housing and Human Services at 404-613-7944. To obtain Georgia Relay Access, citizens should dial 711.

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