Turning Point Behavioral Health Care Center hosts its 19th annual Town Hall Meeting on mental health care Friday, February 28, 2020 from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. (check-in begins at 9:30 a.m., panel discussion begins at 9:45 a.m.) at Skokie Public Library, 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, “Turning Point has been proud to host this important annual event which provides a forum for community members to learn, to share their concerns and questions with decision-makers, and to consider new solutions to difficult problems. This event has consistently proven to be enlightening and informative and we welcome everyone to join us.”
Last year’s panel included Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, State Senator Ram Villivalam, State Senator Laura Fine, Representative Yehiel Mark Kalish, Cook County Commissioner Larry Suffredin, Skokie Mayor George Van Dusen, and Dr. Jane Gubser of the Cook County Department of Corrections.
This year’s confirmed panelists to date include Leslie Combs from the office of U.S. Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Illinois State Senator Laura Fine, Allie Lichterman from the office of State Senator Ram Villivalam, Representative Robyn Gabel, Liam Harding from the office of Representative Yehiel Kalish, Cook County Commissioner Larry Suffredin, and Skokie Mayor George Van Dusen. Panelists are subject to change based on schedules and availability. The Town Hall Meeting will be moderated by Alison Leipsiger of State Innovation Exchange.
What: Turning Point’s 19th Annual Town Hall Meeting
When: Friday, February 28, 2020 from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. (Check-in begins 9:30, panel discussion begins 9:45)
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.