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Mental Health Update

September 8, 2020
Mental Health Update

MH Update – 9/4/20 – Save the Date! September 21st, Regional Advisory Committee Meeting

This email contains important information for the upcoming Regional Advisory Committee, (RAC), meeting to be held on September 21, 2020, from 8:30am to 12:30pm.

The RAC is an opportunity for Consumers/Survivors/Ex-Patients, (c/s/x), and Families of people with mental health issues, to provide actionable advice to the Office of Mental Health.

Topic: Regional Advisory Committee Meeting
Date: Monday, September 21, 2020
Time: 8:30 am, Eastern Daylight Time

Draft Agenda (Subject to Change.)

8:30 Meeting Room opens for informal networking and setting up technology.

8:45 Meeting begins

8:45-9:00 Welcome and Orientation to webex format

9-9:15 Community Announcements

9:15 – 9:45 -Regional Reports by Regional Advocacy Specialists

9:45 – 10:15 Update from Commissioner

10:15 – 10:45 Topic: To be determined

10:45-11:00 Break and move to virtual workgroups

11:00 – 11:55 Workgroup sessions

11:55 -12:00- Return to main virtual room

12:00-12:30 Report backs from breakout groups

12:30 Meeting Ends

To register for this session
Go to and register.

Once the host approves your registration, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for joining the session.

Note: If you have already registered for this session, you do not need to register again.

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