Friday and Saturday, May 13 & 14, 2011
First Unitarian Church of Portland · 1011 SW 12th · Portland, OR
$5 – $20 Donation · No one turned away for lack of funds · No reg. necessary
Featuring Robert Whitaker, author of Anatomy of an Epidemic:Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America
Friday, May 13, 7:00 to 9:00 PM
Creating a New Paradigm of Mental Health Care: What needs to be done? And why?
Join Robert Whitaker as he facilitates a conversation with the audience and a panel of mental health care providers and peers on the current national movement to create a mental health care system that is more holistic, effective and humane.
Saturday, May 14, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Building Strong Communities: New Tools for Mental, Emotional and Spiritual Health
Join us for workshops, open microphone, round table discussions and a community resource fair as we highlight the array of ideas, actions and activities that are helping to create the new paradigm of mental health care for all.
Do you want to get involved? There are many ways to participate including:
- Conversation Café: Apply to host a topic of conversation and round table discussion on Saturday in a larger area with tables, large paper and markers.
- Community Resource Fair: Apply for a table highlighting your organization.
- Workshop: Apply to present a workshop, facilitate a discussion or provide a creative or healing experience.