MAY 21, 2019: BREAK THE STIGMA STORY HOUR
When: Tuesday, May 21, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Where: Public Counsel, 610 S. Ardmore Ave., Los Angeles, CA
Mental Health Advocacy Services (MHAS), Alexandria House, and Stories from the Frontline present an evening of storytelling followed by a brief training on bias and fair housing rights, including reasonable accommodations for tenants with mental health disabilities.
We are honored to welcome the following guest speakers:
Elyn Saks – Distinguished Professor of Law, Psychology, and Psychology and the Behavioral Sciences at the USC Gould School of Law; Faculty Director of the Saks Institute for Mental Health Law, Policy, and Ethics.
Riley Gude – Riley Gude is a CSH Speak Up! Advocate and survivor of mental illness and homelessness.
Keanakay Scott – Keanakay Scott has been featured on NPR’s Morning Edition and her open letter to “NIMBYs” went viral when it was featured in LAist.
When: 10:30am-1:00pm, Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Where: First United Methodist Church of Pasadena, Great Hall, 500 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91101
Do you have questions about:
-A child’s problems in school
-Landlord/tenant or other housing problems
-Medi-Cal, SSI or SSDI benefits
-Conservatorship, mental health law or family member with mental health disabilities
-or another legal problem?
At this clinic, volunteers and attorneys at Mental Health Advocacy Services, Inc. will provide consultation and information. Bring any documents relating to your questions.
To make an appointment, call 213-389-2077 ext. 12 – ask for Pam
Priority will be given to people with appointments, but drop-ins are welcome. Individuals, families, and local case managers or clinicians are welcome!