33rd Annual Legislative Breakfast today in Chapel Hill
Julie Jarrell Bailey, Family Advocate and leader of the Triangle MHA’s FAMILY ADVOCACY NETWORK (FAN) said late Friday that registration is closed for the Annual Breakfast and a standing room only crowd is expected numbering over 300. The event is an annual kick-off locally for mental health advocates and local legislators.
It will be held from 8:15 to 11:30 a.m. today at the UNC William and Ida Friday Center, Hwy. 54, Chapel Hill.
TheTheme: Sustaining Hope for Mental Health Care in North Carolina.
Keynote speakers for the Event:
Mebane Rash, Attorney and the Editor of the journal, North Carolina Insight: NC Center for Public Policy & Research, Raleigh
Randi Davenport, author: “The Boy Who Loved Tornadoes”
Beth Melcher, PhD, NC Assistant Secretary at Department of Health and Human Services
Legislators from Orange, Durham and Chatham Counties, as well as members from the Legislative Oversight Committee on Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse have been invited to attend and exchange ideas about mental health reform issues with members of the audience.
Breakfast – 8:15 to 8:45; Program – 8:45 to 11:30 a.m.
Co-sponsored by NAMI – Durham and Orange affiliates; Mental Health America of the Triangle; Caramore Community, Inc.; Club Nova of Chapel Hill; Threshold Clubhouse of Durham; Josh’s Hope Foundation, Inc.
Free event (donations gratefully accepted), but registration closed Wednesday. Waiting list is open–call/email first: Julie Jarrell Bailey <email@example.com>.