Sat, Oct 15|
Birmingham Public Library Central
Mental Health and Cancer: The Impact on Patients, Family, & Friends
Join Nurture of Alabama in partnership with the board certified Family Nurse Practitioner, Coretta Collins, in the discussion of mental health and cancer.
Time & Location
Oct 15, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Birmingham Public Library Central, 2100 Park Pl, Birmingham, AL 35203, USA
About the event
Join us on October 15th as board certified Family Nurse Practicioner, Coretta Collins, shares about the intersection of mental health and cancer. Coretta Collins serves patients with cancer and blood conditions at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Additionally, she is a writer who emphasizes health and wellness through her blog Confessions of a Nurse Practitioner. She has authored the CANspiration Journal, an inspirational journal specifically for people fighting cancer. With her experience in oncology, primary care and women’s health she enjoys imparting knowledge in an engaging and practical way. Moreover, she is a wife and mother of 3 who enjoys family time, music, movies, traveling, speaking, reading and writing. For more information, visit her website at ccthenp.com.
1. Participants will be able identify overlapping symptoms of cancer, depression and anxiety.
2. Participants will be able to employ strategies to cope with the impact of cancer on one's mental health.
3. Participants will be empowered to address mental health concerns in the face of cancer.