BREWER, Maine — Out of the Darkness and into the Light, he second annual Mental Health Awareness Conference will convene 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Oct. 3, at Machias Savings Bank, 581 Wilson St. Check in begins at 8:30 a.m. and includes a light breakfast. The conference theme is theme is “Ask the Expert.” Guest speaker at the conference will be Dr. Thomas Jensen of Sorrento Mesa, California, who serves at the medical director for the National Bipolar Foundation. The conference is open to those with any level of experience with mental illness. Admission is free, but donations of nonperishable food items, especially, cereal, juice and canned pasta, will be accepted to benefit the Brewer Area Food Pantry managed by OHI. For information or to register, call Tammy Kalel at 825-4108 or 299-6855.
Mental Health Awareness Conference to feature guest speaker from California