Milwaukee Mental Health Task Force – December 12 meeting

Please join us for the December 12 meeting of the Milwaukee Mental Health Task Force:

Meeting Details: Tuesday December 12, 3 – 5 PM
IndependenceFirst, 540 S. 1st st.

Our agenda will include the following:

  • Panel on Mental Health Consumer/Client Rights. Panel members include Sherrie Bailey-Holland, Milwaukee County BHD Client Rights Specialist; Attorney Shirin Cabraal, Disability Rights Wisconsin; and Attorney Milton Childs, State Public Defenders Office. Bring your questions and please share this information with peers – all are welcome to attend.

  • MHTF Diversity Committee update and survey, Terri Ellzey, Chair

  • Learn about Warmline, Inc., a non-crisis, support line for people dealing with mental health or substance abuse challenges

  • Policy updates including the Milwaukee County Mental Health Board and the process for reviewing proposals to contract for inpatient care. A reminder that The Mental Health Board Joint Task Forces on Local Public/Private Partnership and National Entity Partnership is meeting this Thursday, December 7th at 11:30 AM at the Mental Health Complex – see yesterday’s email for details. The agenda and meeting packet can be viewed at at—Documents.htm

  • Steering Committee Openings. We will be circulating an application for open positions for At Large members to serve on the Mental Health Task Force Steering committee.

  • Update from the Mental Health Task Force Advocacy Work Group on next steps with expanding advocacy capacity. All are welcome to attend our meeting this Friday at 2 PM at DRW!

  • Announcements

Save the date for our January 9th meeting which will include an update from the Community Justice Council and the McArthur Safety and Justice Challenge

‘’Environmental/Chemical Sensitivities: For the safety and comfort of those with chemical sensitivities, IndependenceFirst
requests that people visiting our agency, refrain from using any perfumed products and not smoke near the building.’‘

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