News Releases

September 23, 2011
For Immediate Release
For additional information: 
Barbara Kerr, APR
Executive Director of Communications and Marketing
Telephone: 360-992-2921


Clark College Presents
“Mental Health Mondays”

Coping with change will be the focus of the first fall lecture
in the heralded discussion series, which will begin on Oct. 3


VANCOUVER, Wash. – From the mind-body connection to post-traumatic stress disorder, Clark College’s “Mental Health Mondays” series returns this fall, offering insights on important social issues. 

The series will begin on Oct. 3 when Bill Dehen, PMHNP, focuses on “Coping with Change.”  The series will continue throughout the fall, covering a wide array of social issues. 

“Mental Health Mondays” discussions take place from noon to 1 p.m. in the Penguin Student Lounge, located in the college’s Penguin Union Building on Clark’s main campus. All events are free and open to the public.  Clark College is located at 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver.  Driving directions and parking maps are available at

The “Mental Health Mondays” sessions are sponsored by the Clark College Counseling Center.  Additional information can be found at and by calling 360-992-2614.

Mental Health Mondays Discussions – Fall 2011

Oct. 3 Coping with Change Bill Dehen, PMHNP
Oct. 10 Mind/Body Connection Norma Schell, LPC, CHMC
Oct. 17 Sin by Silence A video about domestic violence
Oct. 24 Sleep Disorders Terrie Lyons, Ph.D.
Oct. 31 Sexual Assault Eden Isenstein, M.S.
Nov. 7 Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Lynn VanMale, Ph.D.
Nov. 14 Good Grief Carol Kelley, Ph.D.
Nov. 21 Alcohol and Mental Health Bevyn Rowland, Psy.D.
Nov. 28 Seasonal Affective Disorder Brian Thompson, Ph.D.