ADVISORY: Mental Health First Aid Presentation Thursday

Rep. Geran Tarr

MEDIA ADVISORY
February 5, 2014

Reps. Tarr, Hughes, and Nageak sponsor Capitol lunch and learn

JUNEAU – Tomorrow, Representative Geran Tarr, Representative Shelley Hughes, Representative Ben Nageak, Alaska Primary Care Association, Mat-Su Health Foundation, and Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority will host an informational “lunch and learn” event on Mental Health First Aid—a low-cost, community-based way to help those suffering from an emotional or mental crisis. Mental Health First Aid can lower both emotional and financial burdens statewide through educating community members on how they can effectively address mental illness.

“1 in 4 people, like me, have a mental health problem.
Many more people have a problem with that.”

– Stephen Fry, actor

WHAT: Mental Health First Aid lunch and learn (lunch provided)

      Speakers: Jill Ramsey, Alaska Mental Trust Health Authority

                        David D’Amato, Alaska Primary Care Association

                        Elizabeth Ripley, Mat-Su Health Foundation

WHEN: Thursday, February 6, 2014, Noon to 1 p.m.

WHERE: Fahrenkamp Room, State Capitol, Juneau, Alaska

For more information, please contact Representative Tarr’s office at 465-3424.

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Phone
Phone: 907-465-4451
Fax: 907-465-3445

Address
State Capitol Room 208
Juneau AK, 99801