In Brief

Lunch and Learn: "Love and Money: Financial Tips for Couples"
Jessica Richman, certified funds specialist, will present "Love and Money: Financial Tips for Couples" as part of the ongoing "Lunch and Learn" seminar series, on Wednesday, October 17, noon to 1 PM, in the W.M. Keck Amphitheater in the Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences. No registration is necessary. If more information is needed, contact Jan Hill, x4-2950.

National Depression Screening Day October 11
Thursday, October 11 is National Depression Screening Day. This year the program is expanded to offer biopolar screening and suicide prevention strategies. Its purpose is to let people know that successful treatments are available to the millions of Americans suffering from clinical depression. You may call 1-800-689-9550 to take a free depression screening test and, if necessary, you will be directed to a participating clinic near you. If you prefer, you can find a screening site by using the on-line site locator map at, or by calling 1-800-915-2929.

Confidential assistance is also available from TSRI's Employee and Graduate Student Counseling Department. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call Jan Hill, LCSW, at x4-2950. For TSRI employees and their family members 24 hour emergency psychiatric availability is through United Behavioral Health at 1-800-888-2998.

TB Screenings, Hepatitis B Immunizations, and Serum Draws
On Monday, October 15, Wednesday, October 17, and Friday, October 19, personnel from Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group will be on-site to conduct TB screenings, Hepatitis B immunizations, and serum draws. The clinics will be conducted at the Administrative Offices (3301 North Torrey Pines Court) on the P1 level from 11 AM to 2 PM. No appointments are necessary.

TB screening requires a 48 to 72 hour follow-up. Individuals receiving the TB screen on Monday will need to return on Wednesday; individuals screened on Wednesday, will need to return on Friday. Initiation of the TB screening process will not be available on Friday, but Hepatitis B immunization and serum draws will be. To learn more about these programs, see the Human Resources Occupational Medicine web page, which includes a map and patient information sheets.