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Annual Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week & Mental Health Awareness Month
System of Care Community Breakfast Outreach
May 10, 2013
9:00AM - 12:00PM
Brooklyn Borough Hall
209 Joralemon St. Brooklyn, NY 11201
(2,3,4 and 5 trains to Borough Hall Station)
The Brooklyn Borough Based Council promotes the well-being of children and youth who have or are at risk of developing a serious emotional or behavioral disturbance.
The purpose of the breakfast is:
- Improving the social and emotional well being of New York’s children and their families
- To celebrate Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week & Mental Health Awareness Month
- Guest Speaker on identifying ADHD symptoms in children
- Network to share community resources in Brooklyn
- Invite any new Multi-System service partners and family members that would like to join us in identifying solutions & strengthening the service infrastructure for children with serious emotional and/or behavioral issues
- Guest Speaker on building & strengthen partnerships with family and providers through a system of care
- Provide city, state, and community based organization’s Resource Tables with staff to answer questions
OCFS Family Advocate and BBBC Co-Chair Family Member
Metro Cards available for parents, caregivers & youth while they are available
Generous support was provided by: The Brooklyn Borough Based Council, BBBC Parents, Youth, and Caregivers Planning Committee, Families On The Move of New York City, Inc., NYS Office of Children & Family Services, Mental Health Association of New York City, Inc., the Child Mind Institute, Citywide Oversight Committee
When & Where
Mental Health Association of New York City
Mental Health Association of New York City (MHA-NYC) is a nonprofit organization that addresses mental health needs in New York City and across the nation. It is a local organization with national impact and has a three-part mission of services, advocacy and education.
MHA-NYC identifies unmet needs and develops culturally sensitive programs to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness while promoting the importance of mental health.