News Release

April 23, 2009

Contact: Carolyn Pennington, 860-679-4864

Managing Stress and Anxiety

Free Discovery Series Program May 12

FARMINGTON, CONN. – Today’s world is full of deadlines, frustrations, and demands. For many people, stress and anxiety have become a part of daily life. Learning how to manage stress and anxiety will be the focus of a free Discovery Series program Tuesday, May 12.

The program starts at 7 p.m. in the UConn Health Center’s Keller Auditorium. To register, call 800-535-6232, or register online at

Dr. Robert L. Trestman, professor of medicine and psychiatry at the UConn Health Center, will address the differences between good and bad stress, causes of stress and anxiety, and healthy strategies for managing stress and anxiety.

To get to the UConn Health Center main entrance: Entering the campus from Route 4, at the first stop sign, continue straight. Bear left at the fork and continue up the hill. The main entrance is straight past the next stop sign. Visitor parking is available on the other side of the gate. Directions to the UConn Health Center are available at

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