EventsFinding Mental Health Care: Advice From Experts

Finding Mental Health Care: Advice From Experts

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Description

Many people are impacted by mental illness. As mental health awareness grows, the demand for care has grown. However, many people don’t get the care they need because they don’t know where to start or they find other barriers in their way. This diverse panel of mental health care professionals will talk about those barriers and provide ideas and encouragement to navigate the mental health care system, so you can get the help you or a loved one needs.

Featured panelists:

  • Binh Au, MSW, Crisis Line Program Director for Crisis Support Services of Alameda County
  • Michelle Macarai, LCSW with experience in community health
  • Liz Rebensdorf, President of NAMI East Bay and former school counselor
  • Adilia Torres, MA, Director of La Botanica Azul Healing Arts & Counseling
  • Lo Wesely, LCSW, Head of intake for The Axis Mundi Center for Mental Health

    We at ACLibrary care about your privacy. We use Zoom to host our virtual programs. None of our live programs are recorded and none of the chat logs are saved. Everyone registered for an online program will receive the link to participate in a separate email before the program begins.

    An ASL (American Sign Language) interpreter or closed captioning can be provided for this program if requested at least three business days in advance. For assistance, please contact your library or accessibility@aclibrary.org.

    Suitable for:
    Adults
    Seniors
    Type:
    Health & Fitness
    Language:
    English

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