January 17, 2019
Please join us for a preliminary analysis of mental health opportunities in the upcoming legislative session.
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Texas Tech Health Sciences Center El Paso
Medical Education Building (MEB), Room 1100
5001 El Paso Dr.
El Paso, Texas 79905
As you know, the Texas State Legislature meets once every two years during odd-numbered years. In 2017, significant progress was made in passing legislation to improve the mental health system of care in Texas. As the 86th session begins, mental health advocates seek to build on those accomplishments.
Staff from the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute will be in El Paso to present a briefing for local stakeholders and advocates on policies that will be discussed during the 86th Legislative Session.
This event is open to the public.
Sharon Butterworth, Paso del Norte Health Foundation Board Chair and MMHPI Board Member
Phil Ritter, Chief Operating Officer, MMHPI
Nelson Jarrin, Senior Director of Government Affairs, MMHPI
RSVP to EmpowerChange@utep.edu or (915) 747-7707.
Co-hosted by Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute (MMHPI), Paso del Norte Health Foundation, and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso.
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