Texas Tribune mental health policy symposium

On Monday, August 19th in San Antonio, the Texas Tribune is hosting an all-day symposium on mental health policy. We should have a strong NAMI presence at this event. Please see the following link for more info and the required RSVP. We would greatly appreciate your assistance in helping to spread the word about this event. Here is the link: http://www.texastribune.org/events/2013/aug/19/on-the-road-a-symposium-on-mental-health/

Confirmed speakers include: State Sen. LETICIA VAN DE PUTTE, D-San Antonio; state Rep. GARNET COLEMAN, D-Houston; Harris County Sheriff ADRIAN GARCIA; MICHAEL GRIFFITHS, executive director of the Texas Juvenile Justice Department; OCTAVIO MARTINEZ JR., executive director of the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health at UT-Austin; MICHELE DEITCH, senior lecturer at UT-Austin’s LBJ School of Public Affairs; KATHRYN LEWIS, attorney at Disability Rights Texas; RICARDO AINSLIE, professor of educational psychology at UT-Austin; MARK CARMONA, CEO of Haven for Hope; SUSAN GARNETT, CEO of Mental Health Mental Retardation of Tarrant County; and JANET PALEO, advisory committee member of Via Hope. Full program announced soon.

Monday, August 19, 2013
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
UTSA Main Campus, Business Building, Richard Liu Auditorium
One UTSA Circle , San Antonio, TX 78249 (map)

rsvp@texastribune.org or 512-716-8641
Sunday, Aug 18, 2013 – 3 p.m.
A reservation is required. RSVP here: http://www.texastribune.org/events/rsvp/on-the-road-a-symposium-on-mental-health/?iframe


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