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Charlotte County opening up Community Conversations this Spring

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Posted at 8:24 PM, Apr 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-05 23:10:57-04

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health in Charlotte County (DOHCharlotte) is opening their first bi-annual Community Conversation for Spring 2021 in partnership with Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU), Department of Health Sciences at the Marieb College of Health & Human Services.

According to Dr. Pepe, Health Administrator, “Mental health is a key component to overall wellness. As we continue to mitigate the effects of COVD-19, mental health must be a part of that recovery effort. This series is a collaboration between the Health Department and partners to facilitate these conversations more frequently to improve services to our community.”

Community Conversations is a health series by the Florida Department of Health in Charlotte County that will invite various public health experts to discuss current health topics and trends most relevant to Charlotte County residents.

Each Community Conversation will have a Q&A portion to ask featured health experts some of the most pressing questions you have always wanted to know more about.

This May, the first Community Conversation welcomes Dr. Maka Tsulukidze, MD, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor at the Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) in the Department of Health Sciences, Marieb College of Health & Human Services.

Dr. Tsulukidze will discuss current mental health trends and provide practical research-based strategies to improve daily mental health, especially in this time of COVID.

Free and open to all on Wednesday, May 5, from 2 to 3 p.m. This is a virtual conversation.

To register, please visit: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CCSpr21.

For questions about the event, email HealthyCharlotte@flhealth.gov.

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