HAVE YOUR SAY!!!Town Hall Meetings on Developmental Disabilities, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Services

COME JOIN US & HAVE YOUR SAY!!!

Town Hall Meetings on Developmental Disabilities, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Services

THE COALITION represents individuals and 40 organizations statewide that advocate for persons needing services and supports for mental health, developmental disabilities, and addictive diseases.

This year, the Coalition is sponsoring regional town hall meetings ,instead of legislative breakfast meetings in Raleigh.

These town hall meetings will provide opportunities for people to comment on their need for services and how state budget cuts have affected their lives.

Legislators, elected officials, local management entity (LME) staff, organizations, providers, self advocates and families are all invited to attend.

These listening sessions will:

• Provide a brief program on current budget cuts and the future budget outlook

• Offer an opportunity to share your opinions about services and supports; in person, in writing, or online

• Update you on how to make a difference on these issues

TIME: All meetings are from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. Doors will open at 6:00 PM. Program begins at 6:30.

 DATES & LOCATIONS:

March 1 – Greenville. Pitt Community College ,Fulford Building , Rm. 153 Nursing Auditorium: Hwy 11 and Firetower Rd.

March 15 – Charlotte. McLeod Center : 515 Clanton Road

March 30 – Greensboro. Place TBA – please see http://www.thecoalitionnc.org for updates

April 13 – Fayetteville. Southern Regional Area Heath Education Center (SRAHEC): 1601 Owen Drive

April 19 – Asheville. Mountain Area Heath Education Center (MAHEC): 501 Biltmore Ave

Late April – Durham. TBA – please see www.thecoalitionnc.org for updates

Please try to attend the town hall meeting in your area.

Share this information with the legislators in your county and tell them you hope to see them at this event.

To find your legislators, click here.

ASNC staff will be attending each town hall meeting and hope to welcome you at the sign-in table.

For more information email mmorrell@autismsociety-nc.org

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One Response

  1. This is GREAT! I will definitely be attending the one in Durham!

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