A Community Conversation About Mental Health

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Topic: Navigating Mental Health/Substance Use Systems

The community is invited to a conversation on “Navigating Mental Health/Substance Use Systems." The event is hosted by the City of Ames and will include local mental health service providers describing their services and how to access them. In addition, information will be provided about the following:

  • accessing 2.1.1 for mental health and substance use resources;
  • the committal process for mental health and substance use treatment; and
  • the Central Iowa Community Services Mental Health Region and what they offer.

The event will be livestreamed on the City of Ames YouTube channel (AmesTelevision or AmesChannel12) and saved to the video archives on the City of Ames website.

This event supports Ames City Council’s goal to identify opportunities to improve mental and physical wellness together with community partners, and is the sixth in a series of mental health Community Conversations. These events are free and open to the public.

Get more information and view the Community Conversation video archives at www.cityofames.org/living/mental-health-initiative


Presented in partnership with Ames Public Library and City of Ames.

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