Rethinking Psychiatry Meeting

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NEXT MEETING DATE:  Wednesday, April 17, 2013

TIME:   7:00 -9:00 pm
LOCATION:  First Unitarian Church,  1011 SW 12th Ave., Portland, OR

Laura Van Tosh

Laura Van Tosh

Guest Speaker: Laura Van Tosh,  Wellness Tools to Reduce & Eliminate Use of Psychiatric Medications

Laura Van Tosh brings a unique combination of experience to the mental health and health care policy settings. Laura has held policy staff positions and has worked in three state psychiatric hospitals and has developed, managed, and researched peer-operated services. She is a nationally-recognized mental health activist and has authored and collaborated on numerous articles and book chapters. She was a contributor and peer reviewer for Mental Health: A Report of the U.S. Surgeon General (1999). Laura currently focuses her work on health care reform.

Agenda:

  • Introductions and community building
  • Updates on long-term activities
    • MOMS movement: Cindi Fisher
    • Website
    • Returning Veterans Project: Sarah Smith
  • Special presentation
  • Next meeting

Help expand access to alternatives in Oregon’s mental health system.  Please join us to help plan more Rethinking Psychiatry events and identify opportunities to take the mental wellness movement in Oregon to the next level!


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