Mental Health & Mental Illness (Senior College in the Community)

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Health & Wellness

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Adults (Ages 18+)
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Everything You've Always Wanted to Know and Ask About Mental Illness with Dr. Elcha Buckman  (Senior College in the Community)

Elcha will briefly talk about the major psychiatric diagnoses and some treatments and then open the floor to discussion.  So please bring all the questions you've wanted to ask or ever wondered about that relates to mental health and human behavior ... even if it's about your neighbor or relative.

Elcha holds a BS, MA, and PhD from Boston University and is certified in child, adolescent, and family psychiatry.  She is a Board Certified APRN practicing psychotherapist for 49 years.  Elcha has taught many varied courses and is widely published in the areas of mental health and illness.

This presentation, part of a spring series entitled Senior College in the Community, is made possible by a partnership with Senior College at USM Lewiston-Auburn College.  Lewiston-Auburn Senior College has a long-standing relationship with community partners.  In addition to this program, Senior College offers in person, Zoom, and hybrid enrichment classes.  For more information about Senior College, visit

This program will take place in person, in the Androscoggin Community Room.  No registration is required.