WIG Fall Forum – Session 5- November 19, 2020


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Session 1: The Co-Pandemic: Breaking Down Barriers to Mental Health Access in the Age of COVID-19 Moderator: Connecticut State Representative Christie Carpino, Eastern Regional Director, WIG Board of Directors Featuring: Reyna Taylor, Vice President of Public Policy and Advocacy, The National Council for Behavioral Health Manpreet K. Singh, MD MS, Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Director, Pediatric Mood Disorders Program; Director, Pediatric Emotion and Resilience Lab Brenda Gleason, President and Founder, M2 Healthcare Consulting Description: An open discussion on ways state legislators can reinforce and advance policy to ensure access to mental health care and treatment in these difficult times and beyond. Session 2: Safety Around Water Moderator: South Carolina State Representative Heather Crawford, Southern Regional Director, WIG Board of Directors Featuring: Mary Ostrowski, Senior Director of Chlorine Issues, American Chemistry Council Description: A resourceful session about teaching young people water safety skills and educating communities on drowning prevention in underserved populations. For link to Shared Screen View, slides, and other information, please visit: https://www.womeningovernment.org/attend/event/wigfallforum