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Pandemic Anxiety and Family Stress
We know the continuing pandemic has deeply impacted families. We know we are living in a time of shortage; shortage of teachers, medical supplies, consumer supplies, workers, and a rise in prices, especially for food and gas. And there is no end in sight.

Our families need supports, especially those of us with youth and young adults with mental health diagnoses.

You will take home:
Understanding how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted our lives and American society in general;
Awareness of how the pandemic has led to changes in mental health, substance use, and the services to treat these conditions; and,
Insights into how the stress brought on by the pandemic has affected family life.

Oct 20, 2022 02:30 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Michael T. Flaherty, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist @Murrysville, Pennsylvania clinical office
Dr. Flaherty is a clinical psychologist with more than 38 years of practice. In 1999 he founded the Institute for Research, Education and Training in the Addictions (IRETA) in Pittsburgh, Pa. Prior, he was the head of Behavioral Care at the St. Francis Health System in Pittsburgh and Director of its Institute for Psychiatry and Addiction Services. During his tenure, St Francis was the largest community/hospital-based behavioral health system in Pennsylvania, serving over 32,000 individuals annually in behavioral health. A pioneering leader in building the science of recovery, over the past 15 years, he has spoken in 46 states on recovery-focused care models and has been a regularly invited adviser to the White House Office National Drug Control and more.
Dr. Kathleen Kline
Chief Medical Officer @The Consortium, Inc.
The Consortium, Inc. is a recovery-oriented, nonprofit Community Mental Health Center (CMHC) established in 1967 and one of Philadelphia’s twelve CMHCs.