Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Lecture in New Haven to focus on schizophrenia

NEW HAVEN — Fellowship Place will hold its eighth annual Dr. Albert J. Solnit Memorial Lecture: a discussion with author Randye Kaye, at 7 p.m. June 9 at the Whitney Humanities Center Auditorium of Yale University, 53 Wall St.

The conversation with Kaye will be based on her book, “Ben Behind His Voices: One Family’s Journey from the Chaos of Schizophrenia to Hope.”

Following the author’s presentation will be a panel discussion with the audience and a coffee reception. The panel will include: Dr. Daniel M. Koenigsberg, former chairman, department of psychiatry, Hospital of Saint Raphael; Dr. Selby Jacobs, former medical director, Connecticut Mental Health Center; Allan Atherton: treasurer, National Alliance on Mental Illness of Elm City; and Kaye.

Advance ticket purchase is required. Tickets are $25; visit http://www.fellowshipplace.org/ or call Melissa Holroyd at 203-401-4227, ext. 111.

Proceeds to benefit housing and support services to adults who suffer from chronic mental illness.

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