October Milwaukee Mental Health Task Force meeting

Date: Tuesday, October 10th
Time: 3 – 5 PM
Where: IndependenceFirst, 540 S. 1st street

Agenda will include:

  • Comprehensive Community Services (CCS : Update and helpful info about this flexible benefit which serves people across the life span with a mental health or substance abuse diagnosis
  • Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Benefit – Open enrollment begins this month. Tips for choosing a plan and how to get help including the Disability Drug Benefit Helpline.
  • Follow up on the Karen Avery Forum “Building Bridges Towards Authentic Inclusion” including next steps for our work on inclusion and diversity
  • Future of Mental Health Complex inpatient Care: update on the alternatives under consideration
  • Building mental health advocacy capacity in Milwaukee – next steps
  • Public Policy Updates

Future Meeting Topics:

  • Community Justice Council Update on MacArthur Safety and Justice Challenge
  • Training on Holding Accessible Meetings
  • Panel on Consumer/ Client Rights
  • Office of Violence Prevention – learning about their work and charge

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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