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Jamie Tworkowski to Discuss Depression, Addiction, Suicide

Founder of "To Write Love On Her Arms" to visit College on February 22

JamieTworkowskiBethlehem, Pa., February 3, 2011--Jamie Tworkowski, founder of the organizations "To Write Love On Her Arms" will speak at Moravian College on Tuesday, February 22 at 8 p.m. in Prosser Auditorium, Haupert Union Building. (TWLOHA) is a non-profit group dedicated to helping those who suffer from depression, addiction, self-injury and suicidal tendencies find hope, support and love. Attendance is limited to students.

Tworkowski founded To Write Love on Her Arms in 2006, as the simple attempt to tell the story of a friend in need. TWLOHA quickly became and internet phenomenon with the aid of MySpace and is now a global movement. Supported by bands such as Switchfoot, Anberlin, and Paramore, TWLOHA spread in the music world, from venue to venue, and became known all over the world. Now, with the largest online audience of any non-profit on Facebook and MySpace, the organization has donated nearly $500,000 to help fund treatment, responded to thousands of messages from over 40 countries, and has been featured on NBC Nightly News, Rolling Stone, and more.

Moravian College encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact The Director of Student Activities at mehln01@moravian.edu, or call 610-861-1493 at least one week prior to the event.

Moravian College is a private, coeducational, selective liberal arts college located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Tracing its founding to 1742, it is recognized as America's sixth-oldest college. Visit the Web site at www.moravian.edu.