Mental Health Forum Offered On Wednesday

Tuesday, October 8, 2013
The AIM Center, Chattanooga Depression Bipolar Support Alliance ( DBSA), National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) Chattanooga Affiliate and Summit for Soldiers organizations are sponsoring a Mental Health Awareness Forum in observance of Mental Health Awareness Week this week. The title of the event is "What is the Face of Mental Illness?  A Mental Health Awareness Forum". 
 
The public is invited to attend at the Mental Health Awareness Forum scheduled for Wednesday at The Camp House, 1427 Williams Street, Chattanooga, from 7-8:30 p.
m. The goal of the forum is to increase awareness in the community of area providers and decrease the stigma associated with mental health challenges. This event is free and open to the public. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. 

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