ELECTED OFFICIALS SPEAK ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH
AT TURNING POINT’S 16TH ANNUAL TOWN HALL MEETING
SKOKIE, Illinois -- Turning Point Behavioral Health Care Center hosts its 16th annual Town Hall Meeting on mental health care Friday, February 10, 2017 from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. (9:30 a.m. registration and complimentary continental breakfast; 10:00 a.m. panel discussion begins) at the Skokie Public Library, located at 5215 Oakton Street.
A panel of elected officials and local experts will discuss the impact of the current political and economic climate on mental health services. The Town Hall meeting is open to the public. Admission is free and reservations are not required but capacity is limited.
Turning Point CEO Ann Fisher Raney said, “Each year at our Town Hall Meeting, we welcome our community to this important discussion about mental health services and the political and economic factors that impact us all. This forum provides lawmakers and residents with a unique opportunity to interact, to share experiences, and to gain knowledge and perspective on the current political climate locally and nationally.”
Panelist attendance is subject to change based on their schedules and availability. Invited to appear are: Governor Bruce Rauner, U.S. Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, U.S. Senators Richard Durbin and Tammy Duckworth, Illinois State Senators Daniel Biss and Ira Silverstein, Illinois State Representatives John D’Amico, Lou Lang, Robyn Gabel and Laura Fine, Cook County Commissioner Larry Suffredin, Cook County Sheriff Thomas Dart, and Skokie Mayor George Van Dusen.
What: Turning Point’s 16th Annual Town Hall Meeting
When: Friday, February 10, 2017 from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Where: Skokie Public Library, 5215 Oakton Street, Skokie, IL 60077
Admission: Free; reservations not required; capacity limited.
For more information: Visit www.tpoint.org or call (847)933-0051 x 442.
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TURNING POINT BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE CENTER, established in 1969, is a non-profit outpatient mental health center, serving children and adults, with a mission to provide Solid Support, when you need it most. For more information, please visit www.tpoint.org.