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PCD Live: Your Mental Health

Apr 13, 2024

Join us online for another episode of PCD Live! On Thursday 27th April at 6pm we are hosting a talk on mental health with Dr Anne Griffiths and Tami Vance. Join us by signing up here: PCD Live Eventbrite Link


What's the talk about?

This presentation will review the common mental health issues related to PCD, tips for building resilience and coping strategies for both patients as well as caregivers of children with PCD and discuss wellness and protective factors. Tami and Dr. Griffiths will also share how to integrate mental health care in the PCD care model and the importance in assessing and supporting mental health in conjunction with PCD care.


Who is giving this talk?

Dr. Anne Griffiths is a paediatric pulmonologist with Children’s Respiratory & Critical Care Specialists and Children’s Minnesota. She is the medical director for the Children's Minnesota primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) clinical and research center, national accredited by the Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia Foundation.

Tami Vance received her Master’s in Social Work from New York University and has her clinical license with the Minnesota Board of Social Work. She works at Children’s Minnesota as the Cystic Fibrosis and Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD) social worker and mental health coordinator. Tami provides psychotherapy in the clinic and via tele-health and helps families navigate the resources to support their care and cope with chronic illness.


How do I sign up?

Head to Eventbrite and sign up by clicking on the following link:  PCD Live Eventbrite Link

The joining details will be sent via email prior to the event. The event will be held online on zoom.