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Mendocino County's First 'Stepping Up Intiative' Community Forum, presented by National Alliance on Mental Illness

Post Date:04/30/2019 10:48 AM

Approximately 2 million individuals who suffer from serious mental illness are incarcerated each year across the United States. Mendocino County, not being immune to this problem, aims to reduce the number of people with mental illness in local jails. With the support and guidance of the Mendocino County National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), Mendocino County is hosting its first Community Forum to discuss our local efforts. The Community Forum will be held in two locations:

Ukiah:

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Ukiah Veterans Hall, 293 Seminary Avenue

Fort Bragg:

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Fort Bragg Veterans Hall, 360 Harrison Avenue

Each day and location will host both an Educational Session from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., and a Public Forum from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

If you would like to learn more about this issue, and what is being done locally, please join us at one of the events above. To RSVP, please visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MendocinoSteppingUp.  For more information on the National Stepping Up Initiative, please visit https://stepuptogether.org.

For more information, please contact the Mendocino County Executive Office at (707) 463-4441.

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