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.
LEARNING TO WORK TOGETHER
>>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.
THIS GROUNDBREAKING CONFERENCE WILL:
• 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 www.ibhi.net
We look forward to your participation.
Gilbert R. Gonzales
Director, Bexar County Mental Health Department