OSF Saint Anthony's Marks Mental Health Awareness Month with Free Presentation and Screenings

5/16/2017 - Alton, Illinois

May is Mental Health Month – a time to better understand how important mental health is to your overall health. OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony’s Health Center is calling on the community to help the one in five American adults who live with a diagnosable, treatable mental health condition.

The community is invited to a special Lunch & Learn seminar entitled Minding Your Well Being. Shannon Walker, PhD, Clinical Psychologist will discuss common mental health conditions, tips on how to support family and friends, and how to maintain your own mental wellness. The seminar takes place from Noon to 12:45 p.m. on Wednesday, May 17 at OSF Saint Anthony’s Health Center, Perpetual Help Center, 1 Saint Anthony’s Way, Alton. A free boxed lunch will be offered. To register online, click here or call (618) 465-2264.

In addition to the Lunch & Learn seminar, free depression and anxiety screenings for adults are being offered by appointment only on Thursday, May 18 with appointments available beginning at 9 a.m. in the Psychological Services Counseling offices in OSF Saint Clare’s Medical Office Building. For a confidential appointment, please call (618) 474-6240.

OSF Saint Anthony’s Psychological Services offers outpatient counseling provided by experienced and trained mental health professionals who specialize in treatment for stress, anxiety, depression, drug-alcohol abuse, marital-family conflicts, parenting issues, PTSD and other life concerns. Counseling is available for adults, adolescents and children ages 6+.

For more information about OSF Psychological Counseling Services, please call (618) 474-6240.



Tina Zumwalt
Community Relations Coordinator
(618) 463-5394