May Mindfulness: “When Things Fall Apart”

April 28, 2017

Ministry Koller Behavioral Health, part of Ascension, offers a monthly Mindfulness program in Rhinelander that is free to anyone in the community. 

“When Things Fall Apart” is the featured program for May and will be offered on Tuesday, May 9, from 1-2:30 p.m. and Tuesday, May 23 from 5-6:30 p.m. Both sessions will be held at the Ministry Riverside Clinic at 1020 Kabel Avenue, Rhinelander in the 2nd floor conference room.  Advanced registration is not required.

“From politics, health, work or family, people are often faced with conditions that seem unbearable,” said Kathy Mitchell, MA of Ministry Koller Behavioral Health. “Our May program will provide insight on how people can mindfully embrace and live within dissatisfaction.”

Ministry Koller Behavioral Health also offers the Riverside Meditation Group every other Thursday each month. In May, sessions will be held on May 4 and 18 from 5:30 – 7 p.m.   

Riverside Meditation Group is an opportunity for anyone with a meditation practice to have regular group support. There are two twenty minute seated meditations with either walking meditation or Qigong in between. The meditation model is silent and still with occasional guided meditations.  At the end a short talk focusing on enhancing skills of mindfulness and meditation.  The Riverside Meditation Group draws from western psychological mindfulness teachings, philosophy, literature, and poetry. 

For additional information on the Riverside Medication Group and Mindfulness programs, please contact Ministry Koller Behavioral Health at 715.361.2805.

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About Ascension Wisconsin

In Wisconsin, Ascension operates 24 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ more than 23,500 associates. Across the state, Ascension provided more than $230 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2016. Serving Wisconsin for 169 years, Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia. Visit ascension.org/wisconsin. 

About Ascension

Ascension (ascension.org) is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2016, Ascension provided more than $1.8 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes approximately 150,000 associates and 36,000 aligned providers. Ascension’s Healthcare Division operates 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia, while its Solutions Division provides a variety of services and solutions including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.

 
 
 
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