Turning Point Behavioral Health Care Center will host its 20th Annual Town Hall Meeting on mental health care on Friday, March 5, 2021 from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. CT. This will be a free virtual webinar event with registration required. Capacity is limited. Please register HERE.
A panel of elected officials and local experts will discuss mental health care access and the impact of the pandemic and of current political and economic factors on mental health services.
Turning Point CEO Ann Fisher Raney said, “Turning Point is very pleased to celebrate the 20th year of 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 strategies and solutions to difficult problems. Although we are hosting the event virtually this year, we fully expect it to be as enlightening and informative as in years past. We welcome everyone to join us.”
Panelists are subject to change based on availability, but to date this year’s anticipated list of panelists includes: U.S. Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, State Senator Laura Fine, State Senator Ram Villivalam, Representative Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, Representative Denyse Stoneback, Cook County Commissioner Larry Suffredin, and Skokie Mayor George Van Dusen. The Town Hall Meeting will be moderated by Alison Leipsiger of State Innovation Exchange.
Within the last two years, our panels for this event have included Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, State Senator Ram Villivalam, State Senator Laura Fine, Cook County Commissioner Larry Suffredin, Skokie Mayor George Van Dusen, Representative Mark Kalish, Representative Robyn Gabel, and Dr. Jane Gubser of the Cook County Department of Corrections.
What: Turning Point’s 20th Annual Town Hall Meeting
When: Friday, March 5, 2021 from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Where: Event will take place online.
Registration: Please click HERE to register.
Free; reservations required; capacity limited.
Please call (847)933-0051 x 442 with any questions.
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.” Each year, Turning Point serves approximately 1,300 children and adults from throughout the Chicago metropolitan area, approximately 90% of whom are low income. Located in Skokie and recognized as a leader in innovation and community support, Turning Point was honored with the 2017 Excellence in Mental Health Award from the Illinois Association for Behavioral Health, the 2015 Impact Award for Excellence in Behavioral Healthcare Management from the National Council for Behavioral Health, and the 2017 Public Health Partners of Excellence Award from the Skokie Health Department and Board of Health, in recognition of exceptional contributions to the health of Skokie.