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"Coping with Depression": Topic at Waveny Care Network on November 17, 2011

Posted on November 10, 2011

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Categories: Waveny Events, Waveny LifeCare Network

"Coping with Depression" is the next topic in the Waveny Care Center and Norwalk Hospital lecture series to be presented at Waveny Care Center in New Canaan on Thursday, November 17 at 4 p.m.  Lateef Habib, MSW, LCSW, BCD, of Norwalk, Clinical Coordinator for Outpatient Services in the Department of Psychiatry at Norwalk Hospital, will be the featured speaker.

He will offer an interesting case study approach to depression.  He will elaborate on symptoms of depression and explain different types of depression such as manic depressive illness and bipolar depression.  He will also discuss treatments such as various types of evidenced-based psychotherapies and medications. Following his presentation, there will be an opportunity for questions from the audience.

In 2006, Mr. Habib was the recipient of the prestigious “40 Under 40” Fairfield County Awards presented by Fairfield County Business Journal to honor forty outstanding community leaders under the age of 40. 

Mr. Habib joined the Department of Psychiatry at Norwalk Hospital in 2001.

A graduate of Siena College, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology, Mr. Habib obtained a Master of Science Degree in Social Work from Columbia University.  He appears frequently on television programs and makes presentations to the public on mental health topics.  He is on the Catchment Area Council with the Southwest Regional Mental Health Board and has contributed articles to various publications.  He frequently volunteers as a mental health professional at health fairs and in community outreach programs.

   For more information and to make a reservation to attend the program, “Coping with Depression" on November 17 at Waveny Care Center, 3 Farm Road in New Canaan, please call (203) 594-5357.