22nd Annual Town Hall Meeting
Friday, March 17, 2023
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. CT
Event will take place online as a Zoom webinar.
Free; reservations required.
Turning Point Behavioral Health Care Center will host its 22nd Annual Town Hall Meeting on mental health care as a Zoom webinar on Friday, March 17, 2023 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Central.
This will be a free virtual event with registration required. 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. The panel discussion will be moderated by Alison Leipsiger.
This year’s anticipated list of panelists includes:
- Gidget Benitez, Health Policy Counsel from the office of Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky
- State Senator Ram Villivalam
- State Representative Robyn Gabel
- Liam Harding, Chief of Staff for State Representative Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
- Cook County Commissioner Josina Morita
- Skokie Mayor George Van Dusen
This list will be updated as the event approaches. Panelists are subject to change based on availability.
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.