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Mental Health summit set for Albany State


The Lois B. Hollis Center for Public Deliberation and Participation (CPDP) in the Albany State University Master of Public Administration Program is seeking communities in Southwest Georgia to convene Community Conversations about Mental Health.

Organizers hope to address the Creating Community Solutions (CCS): Part of the National Dialogue on Mental Health White House Initiative.

The CPDP is participating as a member of the National Issues Forums Network and the National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation, partners for the CCS. 

Agencies, groups, and citizens are invited to convene a Community Conversation about Mental Health between November 2013 through January 2014.

Representatives are welcome to serve on the CCS SWGA Steering Committee to provide collaboration and coordination opportunities.

A regional community colloquium will convene on February 11, 2014 with the outcomes of the conversations and proposed community responses.

A training and planning session will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2013 from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on the campus of Albany State University, Eula Lovett Hall, University Drive N. ASU Coliseum – Football Stadium).

Resources may be viewed HERE.

For additional information, please contact Veronica Adams-Cooper at 229-420-1135 or at

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