Speaker Ron Unger will talk about, “Changing Mental Health Care in Lane County, Oregon.”
|when||Jan 06, 2010
from 05:30 PM to 07:00 PM
|where||MindFreedom office, 454 Willamette, Suite 216.|
|attendees||All are welcome.|
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First Wednesday MindFreedom Roundtable – FREE
WHEN: Wednesday, 6 January 2009 • Time: 5:30 pm to 7 pm
SPEAKER: Ron Unger is a full time mental health counselor, who coordinates the MindFreedom Lane County Affiliate.
TOPIC: Changing Mental Health Care in Lane County in 2010
Ron will discuss changing the guidelines for Lane County about the empowerment of mental health clients.
Following Ron’s brief presentation there will be open discussion with YOU moderated by David Oaks, MFI director. Your ideas for educational and fun events for 2010 are welcome!
All are welcome, especially mental health consumers and psychiatric survivors.
All are invited – free! Free snacks and beverages.
454 Willamette, second floor, Eugene, Oregon, USA
The Round Table at the historic Growers Market Building by the MindFreedom office.
PLEASE FORWARD THIS NEWS to all interested people in Lane County, on and off Internet.
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WHAT IS THIS “MINDFREEDOM 1st WEDNESDAY ROUNDTABLE”?
A home for unconquered minds!
This is where free-minded people in Lane County exchange ideas and mutual support for a nonviolent revolution in mental health care.
ALL are welcome, especially mental health consumers, psychiatric survivors and allies.
Since 2002, this will be the 82nd successful free monthly First Wednesday Round Table sponsored by MindFreedom Lane County, an affiliate of MFI, an independent nonprofit coalition based in Eugene, Oregon, USA.
MindFreedom International, based here in Eugene, unites members, sponsors and affiliates around the world.
This event is indeed at a round table in the public common room directly outside the MindFreedom office on the second floor of the historic Growers Market building by the MFI office.
IS THIS MEETING WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE?
If you want to use the wheelchair lift, enter through the back dock ramp on the north side of the building facing Amtrak parking lot.
Please phone the office ahead of time 345-9106 to let us know, because the dock door is always locked.
If you forget to call ahead, then once you are downstairs call up with your cell. If no response, or you have no cell, ring door buzzer by front door facing Willamette, and we’ll come down and help.
WHERE DO I PARK?
* Growers Market has five (5) reserved parking spots in the Amtrak parking lot north of the building, against the west fence. Watch for the signs.
* If those are full, we’ve never heard of a parking meter ticket after 5 pm. All meters are officially free at 6 pm.
* Tthere are free parking spaces on any side street starting one block to the west starting at Charnelton St. north of Fifth St.
HOW CAN I HELP?
MindFreedom supplies free snacks and beverages. You are welcome to bring extra if you wish.
PLEASE FORWARD THIS NEWS TO OTHERS IN LANE COUNTY WHO MAY BE INTERESTED ON AND OFF INTERNET, THANKS!
Want to volunteer or intern on this and other projects? Questions? Comments? Suggestions for speakers? More info?
toll free: 1-877-MAD-PRID
454 Willamette, Suite 216
Eugene, Oregon 97401 USA
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HOW CAN I STAY IN TOUCH?
If you did *not* get this alert directly from MindFreedom-Lane-County-News you can sign up for these free public announcements here, on this 500-person Lane County announcement list:
Lane County *NEWS* e-list:
If you want to join a free discussion with people in Lane County about changing the mental health system, sign up here:
Lane County *DISCUSSION* e-list:
HOW I CAN UNITE FOR A NONVIOLENT REVOLUTION IN MENTAL HEALTH?
Bring a friend to the MindFreedom 1st Wednesday Roundtable. And join, donate or renew now:
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