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The McKeesport affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness will meet 6 p.m. May 6 in the pavilion adjacent to the parking lot by the McKeesport Heritage Center in Renziehausen Park, a spokeswoman said.
Licensed therapist Tamara Hill will talk about childhood trauma and how it impacts adult life and development when it is unresolved, the spokeswoman said. Hill also will discuss the challenges of the mental health system and why certain aspects of that is traumatic for families abroad.
Hill is a certified clinical trauma therapist in private practice. She specializes in working with children and adolescents who suffer from mood disorders, trauma, and disruptive behavioral disorders. In addition, she works with some young and older adults struggling with grief and loss or life transitions. She is an author, family consultant and founder of Anchored Children and Family Counseling in Monroeville.
NAMI is a support and educational organization for families and friends of loved ones who suffer with mental illness. For more information, call (412) 527-6600.
Originally published April 30, 2021.