Is mental health an issue relating to our current events? Why is there such a negative stigma surrounding mental health? Mental illness is a medical condition that disrupts a person’s thinking, feeling, mood, ability to relate to others, and daily functioning. People who live and struggle with mental illness need community support and continuity of care to move toward recovery.

Join us to discuss issues around mental health concerns in a safe place, where you can question and better understand the issues surrounding mental illness. Some of the topics for discussion include: how common is mental illness, what are the warning signs, is mental illness a physical disease as well, and what are the warning signs?

You are invited to join us Saturday, September 21, 2019 from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM at United Faith Community UCC, 8 South First Ave, Buffalo. Refreshments will be served.

The Critical Conversation’s goal is to come together as a community and learn how to engage in positive conversations about mental health concerns and mental illness by breaking down some of the misinformation and better educating us all. 

For more information contact: or call 763-682-5171.


  • Occurred Saturday, September 21st, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm


United Faith Community UCC

8 South First Ave
Buffalo, MN


Ole Olson, Pastor


Jeff Hage is the managing editor of the Monticello Times. He majored in journalism at the University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire.

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