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Mental Health, Mental Illness & the Criminal Justice System:

March 15 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

MENTAL HEALTH, MENTAL ILLNESS & THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM:

WHAT IS THE PROBLEM AND HOW DO WE SOLVE IT?

Come learn about the intersection between mental illness and the prison system from people with unsurpassed expertise, including

Alan Mills, Executive Director Uptown People’s Law Center

Deana Benos, Women’s Justice Initiative

Monica Cosby, Mothers United Against Violence and Incarceration

This teach-in will answer the questions of what mental illness is, how communities are impacted by lack of access to mental health care, how this lack of access leads to the prison system and how lack of mental health care in prisons impacts the imprisoned and their families, communities & successful reentry.

WHERE & WHEN

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 5:30 – 8:00pm

At Access Living, 110 W. Chicago

This teach-in event is sponsored by Next Steps in coordination with Uptown People’s Law Center and Mothers United Against Violence and Incarceration.

Details

Date:
March 15
Time:
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1203833223057149

Organizer

Next Steps NFP

Venue

Access Living
115 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60654 United States
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