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Forest View Hospital News & Events

Forest View Hospital offers the following CEUs and patient-focused seminars:

SPREAD THE WARMTH: October 21 - November 8

Spread the Warmth is our annual winter gear collection drive to make sure neighbors in our community have what they need to stay warm, dry, and safe when the weather gets cold. Recipients will include kids, adults, and seniors.

Items should be new, though coats can be gently used.

  • Hats
  • Gloves and mittens
  • Coats
  • Snowpants
  • Boots
  • Long underwear
  • Wool socks
  • Hand warmers

You can drop off items at our front desk between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.

For more information, contact Matt Johnson, Director of Business Development, at [email protected].

Breakfast ‘N Learn

These educational seminars focus on child and adolescent issues. There is no cost to attend, and a complimentary continental breakfast will be served. Continuing education hours are provided for full attendance to the two-hour seminar. View the list of upcoming seminars here!

Breakfast ‘N Learn is held on the second Wednesday of each month, from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. at the Kent Intermediate School District – Conference Center, 1633 East Beltline Ave. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525.

Therapists, counselors, social workers, MH practitioners, physicians, school social workers and guidance counselors are encouraged to attend.

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If you have questions or need to cancel, please contact our Community Liaison, Megan DeJonge, at 616-914-4320 or [email protected]. If Forest Hills Public Schools are closed due to weather, the Breakfast ’N Learn Seminar will be canceled.

Attendance to the entire event is required. You must sign in at the beginning and sign out at the ending of the seminar. Certificates will be provided upon verification of attendance.

Eating Disorders Seminars

These educational seminars focus on the treatment of eating disorders. Events can vary from individual presentations to a panel discussion with time for questions and answers from the audience. Please contact Community Relations at 616-940-0251 or 800-949-8439, ext. 134 for upcoming events.

Psychological Trauma Seminars

Colin Ross, MD and Melissa Caldwell, MS, LPC, ATR from the Colin A. Ross Institute visit Forest View in the fall and spring to provide educational seminars and professional services in our Psychological Trauma Treatment program. Please contact Community Relations at 616-940-0251 or 800-949-8439, ext. 134 for upcoming events.

Help is a Phone Call Away

Forest View Hospital’s professional staff are ready to help find the best treatment options for you or your loved one. Call 800-949-8439 for a no-cost, confidential assessment 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you need immediate medical assistance, contact 911 or seek the nearest emergency room.