Behavioral Health Day at the Capitol Thursday, February 16, 2012


 Behavioral Health Day at the Capitol

Thursday, February 16, 2012


HOSTED BY: Disability Rights Florida, Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association, Florida

Council for Community Mental Health, Florida Partners in Crisis, Florida Psychiatric Society,

Florida Suicide Prevention Coalition, NAMI Florida


Speaking with one voice to meet the critical needs of people
with mental illness and substance abuse

Join fellow consumers, family members, providers and advocates for a chance to become better informed about mental health and substance abuse policy issues in the Florida legislature and to educate your legislators about the issues of the day.


Please make appointments now with your Representative and Senator to meet with them when you come to Tallahassee.


They need to hear your perspective and concerns about mental health and substance abuse budgets and policy issues.

 Talking points will be provided

     Come and tell your story     

 Behavioral Health Day Invite



Wednesday February 15, 2012

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Lighting the Darkness/An Evening to Remember Lives Lost

to Suicide – Sponsored by the Suicide Prevention Coalition

Early Learning Coalition Office

1940 N. Monroe St. Suite 70

Tallahassee, FL 32303

6:30 pm Remembrance Ceremony

7:30 – 8:00 pm Refreshments & Fellowship


Thursday, February 16, 2012

10:00 am -10:45 am – Walk for Behavioral Health Care (Starting at the corner of

Park and Adams, ending at the Capitol Courtyard) Sponsored by NAMI Florida. 

 Registration at 9:30 am

Refreshments will be available at the Courtyard



11:00 am – 11:45 am – Rally – Capitol Courtyard

1:00 pm – 5:30 pm – Visit with Your Legislators


5:30 pm – 7:00 pm – Legislative Reception – 22

nd Floor Capitol

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