Steil to Hold Virtual Children’s Mental Health Forum

August 3, 2020
Press Release

Bryan Steil will hold a virtual Children’s Mental Health Forum on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 10am CT. Steil and local, state, and federal panelists will bring attention to issues surrounding children’s mental health, ending the stigma, learning best practices, and understanding COVID-19’s impact on children. Last year, Steil held a Children’s Mental Health Forum at Case High School in Racine.

This is a free event and open to the public and press. Members of the public and media interested in attending can RSVP by using the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEufu6trzgqHdDVB4cZ4u9-fS9kn_4S-kgQ. After RSVPing, you will receive a confirmation email containing information on how to join the event on August 6th. Please note that this event will be limited to the first 75 registrants.

Members of the public will have an opportunity to ask questions following Rep. Steil’s discussion with the panelists. Members of the media will be able to ask questions of Rep. Steil and other panelists during the event if public questions are exhausted. Following the event, Rep. Steil and panelists who choose will remain available to answer questions from the media.

Members of the media are also encouraged to RSVP to Congressman Steil’s Communications Director, Sally Fox: sally.fox@mail.house.gov.

WHAT:

Virtual Children’s Mental Health Forum

WHO:

Congressman Bryan Steil

Dr. Anita Everett: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMHSA), Director of the Center for Mental Health Services

Amy Herbst: Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Vice President of Mental Health

Kevin Baldwin: concerned parent from Pleasant Prairie

Greg Winkler: Rock County Human Services Department, Deputy Director

Kelli Thompson: Wisconsin State Public Defender

Sonja Robinson: School District of Janesville, Student Services Coordinator

Representative from Mercyhealth

WHERE:

Zoom


WHEN:

Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 10am

Issues: