Virtual Event, October 19, 2021, with the Massachusetts Behavioral health Partnership. Free and open to the public. Join in on a discussion about how mental health and substance use disorders affect the whole family.
The keynote presentation will be given by former Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy.
* This event will highlight how addressing the needs of family members is important in long-term recovery from mental health, substance use disorders, and co-occurring conditions.
* The diverse panel of speakers will also share their experiences navigating the healthcare system.
* They will discuss opportunities to make the process more supportive of families as a whole.
The panel includes:
- Valerie Cordero, Co-Executive Director, Families For Depression Awareness
- James Derick, President, SAFE Coalition
- Chien-Chi Huang, Founder and Executive Director, Asian Women for Health
- Carrie Noseworthy, Founder, A Safer Me
- Diane M. Randolph, Chief Diversity Officer; Human Resources Director, Chelsea Soldiers’
- Make people aware of the different ways recovery affects individuals in a family
- Explain how culture and beliefs can affect a family’s recovery
- Explore the issues that come up while navigating the behavioral health system
- Identify resources to support the well-being of family members of people in recovery
* Closed captioning and American Sign Language interpretation will be provided.
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