Thu, Dec 05|
American Legion Hall, Bird City
Part 2: Mental Health Forum
Become a part of change. Take part in a mental health movement throughout northwest Kansas.
Time & Location
Dec 05, 2019, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
American Legion Hall, Bird City, 107 W Bressler, Bird City, KS 67731, USA
About The Event
If you live in northwest Kasnas and are invested in or impacted by mental health, then please consider attending a 3-part Regional Mental Health Forum taking place from 9 a.m. to noon at the American Legion Hall in Bird City. The first session will October 24 and subsequent meetings will be Dec. 5 and Jan. 7.
Purpose: Convene as a multisector regional group to better understand mental health issues in northwest Kansas and take actionable steps to address it.
Who Should Attend: School representatives, clergy, healthcare and mental health professionalsh, legal representatives, community members impacted personally mental health concerns.
LiveWell Northwest Kansas (Colby) | Travis Rickford @ email@example.com
Cheyenne County Hospital (Bird Cirty) | Candi Douthit @ firstname.lastname@example.org
Rawlins County Health Department (Atwood) | Karla Heble @ email@example.com
Mental health, additction, incarceration, poverty, and trauma are discussed frequently, but no clear collaborative steps toward addressing the issues have been taken. Thus, we hope that by coming together, we can build a regional understanding of and a collaborative effort to truly bring change and help to northwest Kansas. Please consider attending all three sessions if you are interested in being a part of the movement.