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.