Boone County’s Mental Health Crisis

Boone County’s Mental Health Crisis and Community Solutions
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
7:00 p.m. (refreshments at 6:30 p.m.)
Columbia Public Library

     Cosponsored by the Boone County Commission, League of Women Voters of Columbia-Boone County and the Columbia Public Library, this event will feature local experts who will provide information about the various local initiatives addressing the issues related to criminal justice, the homeless and the mentally ill.

   Participants will include:
Rusty Antel – Judicial & Law Enforcement Task Force; Dr. John Cummins – MU Hospital, Chief Resident in Psychiatry; Tim Harlan – Mental Health First Aid & NAMI; Steve Hollis – Columbia/Boone County Health Department; Kelly Wallis – Boone County Community Services Department; Katie Burnham Wilkins – Harry S. Truman Veterans’ Hospital; Rockie Alden & Karla Williams-
Faith Community; Phil Steinhaus – Housing Issues; Mary Epping – Court Responses; Kelli Canada – MU School of Social Work; Cavanaugh Noce; Keith Hoskins & Tom Fuhrman – Jail Responses and Dan Hanneken – Re-entry programming.

  David Lile of KFRU will be the facilitator of the discussion. KFRU will broadcast this program live.

This program is free and open to the public.

About lwvcbc

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy. We never support or oppose any political party or candidate. Any person of voting age may become a League member. The LWV of Columbia-Boone County is the League's local organization. We hold forums for local elections and advocate for local issues.

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