Take Control Of Your Life And Your Stress
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Theresa Mulkins, Director of Public Relations OFFICE: (845) 483-6418 MOBILE: (845) 416-0377 firstname.lastname@example.org
Poughkeepsie, NY – March 5, 2012 –Vassar Brothers Medical Center is proud to present the Mindfulness Based Stress and Pain Reduction Program, facilitated by Shelley Tatelbaum, MS, CGT, Director and Founder of the Center for Grief, Loss & Life Transition.
This innovative 8-week program is designed to help people become more aware of their own ability to reduce pain, work with their fears and anxieties, and cope with the stresses of everyday life. These are the challenges that limit our way of living and looking at life — and this program is designed as both a preventative measure and as ameans of assisting people in learning how to live with (or without) long-term health problems. The program is modeled on The Stress Reduction Program at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, and Ms. Tatelbaum was a participant in the Professional Training Program under the direction of founder Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn.
The sessions will occur on-site at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie Monday evenings from March 26th through June 4th from 7-9 pm. The cost is $385 (includes materials). Seating is limited. Please call (845) 471-5269 today to guarantee your spot and for more information.
Vassar Brothers Medical Center is a 365-bed facility that has been serving New York’s Mid-Hudson Valley since 1887. Located on the banks of the Hudson River, Vassar Brothers has established centers of excellence in cardiac services, cancer care and women and children’s health services. As a regional medical center, Vassar Brothers houses the area’s first and only cardiothoracic surgery center between Westchester and Albany and delivers more babies than any other hospital between Manhattan and Montreal.
Vassar Brothers is an affiliate of the Health Quest hospital system, which also includes Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck and Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel. Health Grades, a leading hospital ratings organization, recently acknowledged Health Quest as “the most recognized health system in the Hudson Valley”.
Vassar Brother Medical Center • 45 Reade Place • Poughkeepsie • NY • 12601 • 845.454.8500