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The Bowser Administration to Launch Healthy Minds DC, an Effort to Provide Resources to Parents for Children’s Mental/Behavioral Health

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

DBH CONTACT: Jasmine Gossett | (C) 202-815-0991 – [email protected]

 

WASHINGTON, DC – On Thursday, June 14th at 10 am, the Bowser Administration and the District of Columbia Department of Behavioral Health (DBH) will host an event to launch Healthy Minds DC. This effort focuses on highlighting the importance of children’s mental health and the resources that are available in the District to help parents ensure their children’s mental health needs are met comprehensively. Healthy Minds DC will help to educate parents, caregivers and educators about behavioral and mental health conditions/illnesses and how they can affect children’s lives in school and at home.

WHEN: Thursday, June 14, 2018 from 10 to 11 am

WHO: DBH Director, Dr. Tanya A. Royster
           District parents and educators

WHERE: Eagle Academy Public Charter School
               3400 Wheeler Road SE
               Washington, DC 20032


The mission of DBH is to develop, manage and oversee a public behavioral health system for adults, children and youth and their families that is consumer driven, community based, culturally competent and supports prevention, resiliency and recovery and the overall well-being of the District of Columbia.