FAMILY to FAMILY Education Classes Begin September 17th in Madras and September 23rd in Bend. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for registration or information
SEPTEMBER 2014 EDUCATION MEETING:
When: Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 -7pm to 9pm
Where: St. Charles Medical Center-Bend Conf.
Mental Health, Hospitalization, HIPPA-HELP
Seeking mental health treatment for loved ones can be
challenging for well- intentioned family members, especially due to privacy
laws as HIPPA. In Family Support groups,
“Why doesn’t the hospital admit a loved one who
threatened suicide earlier in the day?”
“My adult son is living under a bridge-; he walked
away from his job and apartment, and talks about conspiracies against him. How can I get him treatment, even if he won’t
NAMI-CO has compiled a panel of experts to help us understand
this complex problem:
Holly McCown, Deschutes County Mobile Crisis Action
John Laherty, Deschutes County Assistant Legal Counsel
Randall McBride, supervisor of the Psychological
Emergency Services unit of St. Charles MC
· Judi Hofman, Privacy/Information
Security Officer, St. Charles MC
Jerry Gabay, mental health activist, retired
attorney, working with Dr. Stewart Newman to
HIPPA & develop checklists for the Oregon Council of Child and Adolescent
explore our local agencies’ HIPPA policies, & what families can do to get
help for their loved ones.
Please join us; attending helps you
connect with others promoting better mental health. You may learn about resources
not connected with the evening’s topic.
will be provided. All meetings are free
and open to all.