Call for Change Project: Regional Listening Session

Call for Change Project: Regional Listening Session

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The Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS) wants to hear from you about what has worked and what should change in the public mental health system. In the Fall of 2018, the OMHSAS Mental Health Planning Council challenged OMHSAS to re-visit A Call for Change, to assess how far Pennsylvania’s  behavioral health system that serves Children, Youth and their families, as well as Adults and Older Adults has progressed with Transformation, and to identify priorities for future efforts.

Western Region
March 29, 2019
Time: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: Woodlands Foundation (The Lodge)
Address: 134 Shenot Rd, Wexford, PA 15090

Central Region
April 2, 2019
Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Location: OMHSAS Central Office- Clothestree
Address: 303 Walnut Street, 12th Floor, Harrisburg, PA 17101

Southeast Region
April 10 and 11, 2019
Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: Norristown State Hospital Building 33 (Multipurpose Room)
Address: 1001 Sterigere St, Norristown, PA 19401

Northeast Region
Lehigh Area – April 22, 2019
Morning Session: 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Location: St. Marks Evangelical Lutheran Church
Address: 201 E. Juniata St, Allentown, PA 18103

Afternoon Session: 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Location: Northampton County DHS
Address: 2801 Emrick Blvd, Bethlehem, PA 18020

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Area – April 23, 2019
Morning Session: 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Location: Advocacy Alliance- Media Center
Address: 841 Jefferson St, Scranton, PA 18510

Afternoon Session: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Location: Luzerne County Human Services Bldg.
Address: 111 N. Pennsylvania Ave, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701

The assessment phase will include regional on-site listening sessions, intended to generate broad-based stakeholder input and dialogue. In addition, OMHSAS is posting an online survey to obtain input from stakeholders who are unable to attend a session. The survey can be accessed through May 1, 2019 at this link.

Any questions or comments related to the Call for Change Project can be directed to this email.


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