REMINDER: NAMI FL 2018 Behavioral Health Day at the Capitol
Happy New Years, PSCFL Members!
I hope this announcement finds you all well. We wanted to take a chance to remind everyone about the upcoming NAMI Florida 2018 Behavioral Health Day at the Capitol on Wednesday, January 24th from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm. Join NAMI Florida and its collaborative partners at Florida’s Capital in Tallahassee to help raise awareness for mental illness and substance use disorders.
The mission of the 2018 Behavioral Health Day at the Capitol is to educate and empower peers and family members to become effective advocates for better behavioral health funding and policies in Florida. Attendees will see first-hand how state government works, learn how to communicate with lawmakers. and meet with policymakers who influence behavioral health laws and funding.
Wondering What to Expect on Behavioral Health Day?
NAMI Florida is providing two (2) webinars for registrants to learn more about the day, ranging from logistics to how to have a conversation with your legislators. They will be recorded and made available to registrants. Learn more below:To join The Basics of the Florida Capitol webinar tonight, please see details below:Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/704919717
|Webinar||Description||Date & Time|
|The Basics of the Florida Capitol||Participants will learn about the Behavioral Health Day agenda, where to park, how to dress, how the Legislature works and what to expect as they advocate for issues around mental and behavioral health. ||1/10/18 – 6:00 pm ET|
|How to Talk with Legislators ||Participants will learn the protocols of meeting with lawmakers — what to say and how to say it. They’ll also be briefed about policies under discussion at the Capitol relevant to mental and behavioral health. ||1/18/18 – 6:00 pm ET|
Or iPhone one-tap :
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Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 646 876 9923 Meeting ID: 704 919 717
To join the How to Talk With Legislators webinar on Thursday, January 18th, please see details below:
Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/759286390
Or iPhone one-tap:
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Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 646 876 9923 or +1 669 900 6833
Meeting ID: 759 286 390
We hope to see you there!
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