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12/7 | Staying Well During Noel: Mental Health Networks Serving the Community, DPL 2-4 p.m.

November 11th, 2013

Detroit Public Library and the Wayne State University Shiffman Medical Library present a Community Conversations on Health Program

Staying Well During Noel: Mental Health Networks Serving the Community
Saturday, December 7, 2013
2-4 P.M.
Detroit Public Library Explorer’s Room
5201 Woodward Ave. • Detroit, MI 48202

• Learn how the following organizations can assist you and your loved ones: Children’s Center, Clinical Psychologists, Common Ground, Detroit Wayne County Community Mental Health Agency, and the National Alliance on Mental Illness

• See students from the Wayne State University Theatre Program perform theatrical readings from the famous 1892 short story; “The Yellow Wall-Paper.” Written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, who was discouraged from pursuing a career to “preserve” her health, challenged the notions of gender inequality maintained by medical and scientific experts who often suggested the exclusion of women from political and intellectual life.

• Learn more about the acclaimed traveling exhibit; The Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gillman and the “Yellow Wall-Paper” on display at the Wayne State University, Vera P. Shiffman Medical Library: http://guides.lib.wayne.edu/yellowwallpaper

RSVP:
Send an email to: shiffmanoutreach@wayne.edu by November 30, 2013

More information:
LaVentra E. Danquah, Outreach Services, Shiffman Medical Library, 313-577-9083

* Program agenda subject to change

This community conversation event is part of National Library of Medicine’s “The Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and “The Yellow Wall-Paper,” a six-panel traveling exhibition that is currently on display at the Shiffman Medical Library through December 28. For more information on the exhibition, visit www.nlm.nih.gov/theliteratureofprescription.