Press Release

For Immediate Release: March 30, 2021

Self-Care & Resiliency: Through a Woman’s Perspective

Union County, NJ – The Union County Board of Commissioners, in conjunction with the Department of Human Services’ Office on Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse and Department of Economic Developments’ Office on Women, invites residents to join an interactive online discussion of self-care and resiliency, through a women’s perspective.

“This program will provide women in Union County with a safe learning place to explore methods for coping with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and to connect with useful resources and services available to them,” said Commissioner Chairman Alexander Mirabella.

The program, titled “Self-Care & Resiliency: Through a Woman’s Perspective,” is being held on Zoom on Tuesday, April 13, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

It will be hosted by Commissioner Bette Jane Kowalski and presented by Wendy Chin, MSW, DRCC, Emergency Response Coordinator, Disaster and Terrorism Branch, NJDHS Mental Health & Addiction Services.

The focus will be on providing an understanding of the psychological impact of challenges faced during this time. The program includes offering useful coping and self-care skills to practice. 

Additionally, the event will provide participants with an opportunity to engage with each other, the presenter and local health and human service providers.

Links to resources and services to help will be provided. Attendees should be prepared to ask questions.

To pre-register and receive the Zoom link, visit http://bit.ly/selfcarewhm.

For more information on Self-Care & Resiliency: Through a Woman’s Perspective contact, Jennifer Erdos, Union County Office on Women at jerdos@ucnj.org.

 

For more information and updates on all Union County services during the COVID-19 outbreak, including the Drive-Through Test Center at Kean University, the Mobile Test Unit walk-up sites, vaccination information, emergency food distribution and other support services, visit ucnj.org/covid19. General information about COVID-19 is available through the New Jersey Department of Health at nj.gov/health.

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For all Union County programs and services visit ucnj.org, call the Public Info Line, 877-424-1234, email info@ucnj.org or use the online Contact Form.

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