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2019 Hines VA Community Mental Health Summit

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Brookfield Zoo (The Pavilions)

8400 West 31st Street

Brookfield, IL 60513

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7th Annual Hines VA Community Mental Health Summit


Join us! Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital and the Brookfield Zoo look forward to seeing you at the 7th Annual Hines VA Community Mental Health Summit. This year the summit will focus on common experiences of a Veterans' mental health journey and the pivotal moments where support from VA and community organizations may significantly impact the Veteran experience - Moments That Matter.

The Community Mental Health Summit aims to engage our community, strengthen partnerships, and share resources to better serve Veterans and their families. We welcome Veterans, Service members, military families, DoD partners, representatives of community groups and the Veteran Friendly Community!


The summit will offer:

  • Panel Discussions

  • Speaker & Interactive Presentations

  • Resource Fair

  • Networking

  • AND a special opportunity to interact with the animals

  • PLUS! Stay & Enjoy Brookfield Zoo's Summer Nights Concert: Jimmy Buffett Tribute featuring Mr. Myers



Free Admission & Parking:

  • Summit attendees will receive Free Admission to the Brookfield Zoo & Summer Nights Concert

  • Free Parking at the Discovery Center Lot (South Gate Entrance, Intersection of Golf / Ridgewood Roads)



RSVP & Resource Fair:

  • Community organizations who would like to send a secure booth space for a representative at the summit Resource Fair kindly register at eventbrite no later than July 24, 2019. **Be sure to include the organization name, address, and phone.

  • Set up starts at 12pm. Arrive Early. Booth location is First Come, First Serve.

  • Programming begins at 1pm.

  • All other summit attendees are encouraged, but not required to RSVP.



We hope to have an amazing turnout this year - Be sure to bring the family! Please feel free to widely share information about the 2019 Community Mental Health Summit with clients, colleagues, family, and friends. See you there!



Questions:

  • Contact Hines VA Community Mental Health Summit site coordinator Morgan Woolley, LCSW

  • morgan.woolley@va.gov or call 708-202-3519


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Brookfield Zoo (The Pavilions)

8400 West 31st Street

Brookfield, IL 60513

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