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Attorney General Racine Hosts Panel on How to Navigate the District’s Mental Health System

Monday, June 13, 2016

WHO/WHAT: Please join Attorney General Karl A. Racine and the National Alliance on Mental Illness for a panel discussion on “Navigating the DC Mental Health System.” Hear from local experts about services available to those with mental illness, such as community support networks, emergency psychiatric services, court programs geared toward helping and diverting those with mental illness, and options for family members of those suffering from mental illness. This event will feature mental health experts, representatives from District agencies and a Judge to explain the steps the District takes to treat mental illness. Join us for a discussion featuring the following panelists:

Karl A. Racine
Attorney General for the District of Columbia

Maura Gaswirth
Director of Social Work, St. Elizabeths Hospital

Kristal Wortham
Executive Director, National Alliance on Mental Illness

Dr. Michele Godwin
Director of Forensic Services, St. Elizabeths Hospital

Jonathan Ward
Director of DC Mobile Crisis Services

Honorable Mary Grace Rook
Magistrate Judge, Superior Court of the District of Columbia

John Davie
Asst. Attorney General, Mental Health Section, Office of the Attorney General

WHEN: 6:30pm to 8:30pm Program
Monday, June 13, 2016

WHERE: Petworth Library
4200 Kansas Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20011