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Bexar County

Department of Behavioral and Mental Health

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Groundbreaking Conference

Criminal Justice – Behavioral Health
Partnerships Promoting Integrated Healthcare
A Program for Governments, Hospitals, Specialty Care Providers and Advocates 

January 29 - 31, 2017
Hotel Contessa

San Antonio, Texas

As a valued community stakeholder who can contribute to the Criminal Justice & Behavioral Health Service Improvement, MARK YOUR CALENDAR for this groundbreaking event which will bring together people and organizations from Justice, Healthcare and Law Enforcement.

>>LEARN how to address high Emergency Room, Court and Jail Over-Utilization

>>GATHER ideas and inspiration to improve your current system of care

>>CREATE a better way to engage the hard to serve on a continuing basis

>>CONSULT with your Peers; Share Experiences and Lessons Learned:
First Connectors • Interceptors • Redirectors • Re-Entry Providers • Community Integrators
FEATURING-Recognized National Experts and Leaders

Pete Earley - Author, Crazy: A Father’s Search Through America’s Mental Health Madness

Best-selling reporter and novelist has become a respected advocate for people affected by mental illness and their families.
Steven Leifman - County Judge, Miami-Dade Florida Special Advisor, Supreme Court of Florida
National public policy leader working to reduce the number of people with mental illness in prison and develop alternative approaches that offer treatment and support for recovery.

• Bring together people and organizations from Justice, Healthcare and Law Enforcement now working to help people who are hard to serve to share the best of what they have done and thereby provide encouragement to others
• Showcase innovative new systems to provide care for people with recurring challenges
• Challenge everyone to work toward better systems of care with greater reliability of improving the functioning of those who are suffering serious dysfunction
• Tour Bexar County’s award winning Center for Health Care Services, which diverts thousands of patients from Emergency Rooms and Jail to restorative, healthy programs that build stability, independence and productivity

CO-SPONSORED BY: The Center For Health Care Services

For more information and registration, go to

We look forward to your participation.
Thank you!

Gilbert R. Gonzales
Director, Bexar County Mental Health Department


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