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2019 Community Mental Health Summit

September 10 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

The purpose of the Mental Health Summit is to enhance the mental health and well-being of Veterans and their family members through increased collaboration between the VA and the community. A resource fair will be a large portion of the Summit to facilitate active dialogue, exchange of information and collaboration. The focus of this years Plenary Sessions will be on Veteran-Centered Care and Suicide Prevention and Awareness.

There will be giveaways and mental health screenings available. Penn will be providing Behavioral Health screenings.

Spiritual Care Grand Rounds will occur simultaneously with the Resource Fair in the LVA from 11-12pm: Care for the Sorrowing Soul: Healing Moral Injuries from Military Service and Implications for the Rest of Us The presenter is The Rev. Dr. Duane H. Larson, Senior Pastor, Christ the King Lutheran Church in Houston, Texas. A systematic theologian, he also teaches at the University of Houston, Texas. Duane has written and lectured widely on theology and science, ethics, and ecumenical and interfaith relations.

Venue

Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center
3 South University Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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