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You know someone living with M.S. – you just don’t know it.

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Martin M.S. Alliance Foundation

​​​​​The World Health Organization (WHO) Annual World Mental Health Day is Tuesday, October 10 and The D.C. Commission on Persons with Disabilities will be hosting a Community Forum on Mental Health Awareness in Collaboration with - Martin M.S. Alliance Foundation - Disability Community Outreach Collaborative (DCOC) - Amazing Love Health Services (ALHS) and DC Developmental Disabilities Council (DDC)

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
12:00-2:30pm
One Judiciary Square
441 4th Street, NW
1st Fl. Old City Council Chamber
WDC 20001
Free – Open to the Public
Featuring information tables, and light faire

RSVP - @ Eventbrite
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/world-mental-health-day-multiple-sclerosis-community-forum-tickets-28341591463

Guest Speakers:

  • Mat McCollough, Director Office of Disability Rights 
  • Mercia Bowser-Bah, Founding Director DCOC
  • Michael Martin, Program Director Amazing Love Health Services
  • Commissioner Charles Clymer
  • Kamilah Martin-Proctor, Chair DC Commission on Persons with Disabilities

 Topics to be addressed include:

  • Depression
  • Stigma
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar disorder & MS
  • Mental health supports
  • The intersection of Mental Health and Chronic Conditions
  • Substance Use Disorders in MS
  • Disability Employment Awareness And Supports
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Anxiety Disorders & MS
  • Pseudobulbar affect