Breakfast meeting 2/16/17: ‘Behavioral Health Care’

SRC Breakfast LogoMembers Attending (10): Terry Brewer, Murray Forth, Shannon Romanowski, Jim Leyhane, Andy Leyhane, Mike Dewey, Ron Annis, Marco Koshykar, Jim Butterworth, Peter Brown.

Guests (1): Robert DeBennedetti.

MEMBERSHIP — Murray Forth introduced his guest, Bob DeBennedetti, who he is proposing for membership.

SPEAKER — Club member Peter Brown was the speaker, providing an overview of “Behavioral Health Care Initiatives In the U.S.”

Peter, who has worked in the mental health field for decades, recently organized and managed a conference on the topic in San Antionio, TX. (To learn about that event,  click here.)

He said the issue of behavioral health care and the impact of its management has significant costs and impact on our communities. Peter discussed costs, care providers and successful community approaches to working with individuals who have such needs.

NEXT BREAKFAST MEETING: 7 a.m. Thursday, March 15, at the Greenbush YMCA.

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