Tips to manage stress and anxiety

PERRYSBURG — Mercy Health and Way Public Library will present a virtual webinar on managing stress and
anxiety on Nov. 19 at 2 p.m.
Stress and anxiety are common struggles that affect almost everyone at one point or another. They can,
however, become overwhelming and hard to manage. OraLee Macklenar, LISW, will describe how to identify
triggers and develop a plan to combat them, so that you can better enjoy your day-to-day interactions.

Registration is required for this virtual event. Register at waylibrary.info or by calling 419-874-3135
ext. 119.
Macklenar is a licensed independent social worker and licensed chemical dependency counselor with Mercy
Health. She has extensive experience in mental health and specializes in the treatment of trauma and
anxiety disorders. She received her Master’s in Clinical Social Work from the Ohio State University and
post graduate certification in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy from the Cleveland Center for Cognitive
Therapy. Macklenar is a certified clinical trauma professional and supervises the Trauma Recovery Center
at Mercy Health-St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo.