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Community Event: Hmong mental health — Improving understanding of needs and services

29 Jul

Wilder Foundation forum

Hmong mental health — Improving understanding of needs and services 

Members of the Hmong community are twice as likely to experience a diagnosable mental health issue as the general population, yet have very low mental health service use rates.

WHEN:
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

WHERE:
Wilder Center
451 Lexington Pkwy North
St. Paul, MN 55104
651-280-2700

If you are a school professional or service provider who works with the Hmong community, a policy maker, or a member of the Hmong community, please join us to explore the reasons why:

REGISTER NOW

 

AGENDA

3:45 p.m. Check-in, appetizers, networking
4:00 p.m. Program
Hear key findings from a recent Hmong mental health assessment
commissioned by Ramsey County Human Services. The assessment included interviews with Hmong community members, school personnel, probation offices, child welfare workers and professionals in mental health service delivery.Learn about current services, including Hlub Zoo, an innovative school-based support program for Hmong youth.
5:00 p.m. Interactive discussion and idea sharing
Help identify ways to increase access to services.
6:00 p.m. Adjourn 

The forum is free, but registration is required.

REGISTER NOW

 CO-SPONSORED BY WILDER FOUNDATION AND RAMSEY COUNTY HUMAN SERVICES


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