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August 18, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


What is Project Uplift?
Project Uplift is a program that teaches the skills for managing and improving stress, mental health, and quality of life. The goal of Project UPLIFT is to empower people with epilepsy to improve their own mental health through mindfulness and cognitive-behavioral skills.

Our thoughts and activities affect our mood, stress, and anxiety. By attending to our thoughts, we can learn which thoughts affect our mental health. By learning to challenge these thoughts or let them go, we are empowered to improve our own mental health. UPLIFT increases participation in pleasant activities to improve mental health.

UPLIFT is delivered in a group setting, through 8 weekly sessions with an UPLIFT trained facilitator. Methods taught include challenging thoughts, behavioral activation, coping, problem-solving, and mindfulness. You will receive a participant manual and CD.

Interested in Joining?

  • What You’ll Learn
    Skills for enhancing mental health
    Skills to reduce/eliminate symptoms of depression, anxiety, and stress
    How to improve your quality of life through mindfulness
  • What You’ll Receive
    8 weekly telephone sessions with an UPLIFT trained facilitator
    Participant manual and CD
  • Make Sure You’re Eligible
    Be 18 years or older
    Be diagnosed with epilepsy
    Be able to read and write in English
    Have access to phone for 8 weekly sessions
    Complete the screening tools

Get Started
To sign up for the Project Uplift program, contact Patricia Leyva by phone at (310) 670-2870.



August 18, 2021
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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