Dr. Craig Brown, associate director of the Salt Lake Valley Mental Health Center, and Margaret McEwan of the center's counseling staff will address relatives and friends of people who are mentally ill on Wednesday, April 10.

The speakers will discuss principles of effective communication in the context of mental illness. Sponsored by the Salt Lake Chapter of the Alliance for the Mentally Ill, the meeting will start at 7 p.m. with a sharing and support time; the speakers will begin at 7:45 p.m.The meeting will be at Alliance House, 1724 S. Main St. For more information, call 364-7208.