NEO-RLS: Mental Health Issues and Your Library – An Introduction

On June 24, 2020 from 10-11am Eastern, NEO-RLS will hold a webinar to discuss mental health as it pertains to a library setting. Attendees will learn to recognize the signs of mental illness, differentiate among common types of disorders, understand the terminology, and speak appropriately and compassionately about issues surrounding mental health. Useful phrases and helpful strategies for working with someone experiencing a mental health issue will also be shared.

The session will be led by Josh Berk, Executive Director of the Bethlehem Area Public Library, and Kelly Berk (MPH, BSN, RN), Network Director of Maternal Child Health Initiatives at St. Luke’s University Health Network in Bethlehem, Pa.

For more information, go to http://mms.neo-rls.org/Calendar/moreinfo.php?eventid=55861.

iSchool students qualify for a free Gold membership in the Northeast Ohio Regional Library System. To sign up, go to https://www.neo-rls.org/mlis_student_membership.php.

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