SOURCE: Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center

Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center

October 21, 2015 13:27 ET

To Write Love on Her Arms Film to Be Screened at North Park University in Chicago

Kirsten Haglund, Miss America 2008, National Eating Disorders Awareness Advocate, Hosting Interactive Event Discussing To Write Love On Her Arms; Screening to Be Held November 12

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - October 21, 2015) - Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center and North Park University are hosting a free one-night only screening of the compelling film To Write Love on Her Arms. The screening takes place 6 to 9 p.m., Thursday, November 12, 2015, at North Park University, Hamming Hall, 3225 W. Foster Avenue in Chicago. Complimentary parking will be available in the adjacent lot of Hamming Hall, at the corner of Foster and Kedzie.

The film centers around Renee Yohe and her battle with drugs, depression, and other life issues that ultimately leads to the founding the charity group, To Write Love on Her Arms, which has a global following.

"We hope the film starts an honest conversation about the mental health problems many young individuals are facing today and sends the message that there's hope and help available to those struggling," said Juliet Caceres, PsyD, spirituality clinical director at Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center.

Timberline Knolls, located just outside of Chicago, offers residential treatment for women and adolescent girls ages 12 and older struggling with eating disorders, addiction, trauma, mood and co-occurring disorders.

The event is open to the public and will offer complimentary light appetizers and refreshments.

Following the film, Kirsten Haglund, Miss America 2008, national eating disorders awareness advocate, and community relations specialist for Timberline Knolls, will host a special panel and Q & A session that will include: Juliet Caceres, PsyD, spirituality clinical director at Timberline Knolls; Steve Wright, MA, LCPC, RDDP, director of continuing care at Timberline Knolls; Judy Peterson, MDiv, campus pastor at North Park University; and Carol Davis-Serpas, LCPC, counselor at Meier Clinics.

Registration is required to attend the event. Those interested can register at the following:

www.TimberlineKnolls.org/TWLOHA-NorthPark

About Timberline Knolls:

Timberline Knolls is a leading private residential treatment center for women and adolescent girls (ages 12 - 65+) with eating disorders, substance abuse, trauma, mood and co-occurring disorders. Located in suburban Chicago, residents receive excellent clinical care from a highly trained professional staff on a picturesque 43-acre wooded campus. Women and families seeking Christian treatment can opt for specialized Christian-based therapy. For more information on Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center, call us at 877.257.9611. We are also on Facebook - Timberline Knolls, LinkedIn - Timberline Knolls and Twitter - @TimberlineToday.

About North Park University:

Located in Chicago, North Park University is a Christian comprehensive university that serves nearly 3,200 undergraduate and graduate students from around the country and the world. Within a diverse, close-knit, urban community, North Park offers a values-based education to students through more than 40 undergraduate majors and an adult degree-completion program, as well as graduate and continuing education in business, nonprofit management, nursing, education, music, and theology. By integrating faith with learning -- as it has done since its founding in 1891 by the Evangelical Covenant Church -- North Park University continues to focus on the important task of preparing students for lives of significance and service. For more information, visit www.northpark.edu.

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