ELECTED OFFICIALS SPEAK ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH
AT TURNING POINT’S 17TH ANNUAL TOWN HALL MEETING
Turning Point Behavioral Health Care Center hosts its 17th annual Town Hall Meeting on mental health care Friday, February 2, 2018 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 mental health care access and the impact of current political and economic factors 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, “Since 2002, Turning Point has hosted this meeting to share infomraiton about the current status of mental health care in our community. The interactions between our government representatives, community experts and residents have provided important information and insights as well as creative ideas about how we might move forward together. In this year of challenges and changes, we are especially grateful to sponsor this meeting. We will welcome the perspectives and reflections that everyone provides."
Panelist attendance is subject to change based on their schedules and availability. Last year, panelists included Leslie Combs from the office of U.S. Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Illinois State Senator Daniel Biss, Illinois State Representatives Laura Fine, Robyn Gabel, and Lou Lang, Cook County Commissioner Larry Suffredin, and Skokie Mayor George Van Dusen.
What: Turning Point’s 17th Annual Town Hall Meeting
When: Friday, February 2, 2018 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: Call (847)933-0051 x 442.