Mental Health as a Civil Right, A #BHeard Town Hall On December 13th

Posted By Pia Fergus

“Mental health is one of the nation’s most pressing societal issues. Every year, one in five New Yorkers will experience a range of mental health challenges, from depression and anxiety to PTSD and schizophrenia. Every day, people deemed mentally ill are jailed against their will, denied due process in the justice system, and priced out of access to quality treatment. New York City is taking steps towards changing the culture and treatment around mental health, yet we still see persistent discrimination and stigma, especially in Brooklyn’s communities of color.”

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Address/Date/Time:
BRIC House Ballroom
647 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Dec 13, 2017
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Information/Image via bricartsmedia.org + Pixabay 

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