23rd Annual Town Hall Meeting

10:00 – 11:00 a.m. CT
This event took place online as a Zoom webinar.
Free; reservations required.

Turning Point Behavioral Health Care Center hosted its 23rd Annual Town Hall Meeting on mental health care as a Zoom webinar on Friday, March 1, 2024 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Central.

Our thanks to Romano Wealth Management for their sponsorship of this event.

This was a free virtual event with registration required.  A panel of elected officials and local experts discussed mental health care access and the impact of current political and economic factors on mental health services.  The panel discussion was moderated by Alison Leipsiger.

This year’s list of panelists included:

  • Michelle Paucar, Healthcare Legislative Asst. from the office of Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky
  • State Senator Ram Villivalam
  • State Senator Laura Fine
  • State Representative Robyn Gabel
  • State Representative Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
  • Skokie Mayor George Van Dusen

Turning Point Behavioral Health Care Center has been serving the community with distinction for over 50 years. Turning Point is a non-profit outpatient mental health center located in Skokie and serving children and adults from throughout the Chicago metropolitan area with a mission to provide ‘solid support, when and where you need it most.’ Turning Point serves approximately 1,400 individuals annually and is committed to providing expert, affordable, and compassionate care. Turning Point has received highest ratings by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, and been honored with numerous local and national awards including the 2017 Excellence in Mental Health Award from the Illinois Association for Behavioral Health and the 2015 Impact Award for Excellence in Behavioral Healthcare Management from the National Council for Behavioral Health. Most recently, Turning Point was honored to receive the 2021 Skokie Business of the Year Award.