NAMI Baldwin to host Community Educational Meetings

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Posted 10/4/21

NAMI Baldwin County, Ala, a local affiliate of the National Association on Mental Illness, will be hosting a series of education meetings this fall.

The first meeting will take place Tuesday, Oct. …

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NAMI Baldwin to host Community Educational Meetings

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NAMI Baldwin County, Ala, a local affiliate of the National Association on Mental Illness, will be hosting a series of education meetings this fall. The first meeting will take place Tuesday, Oct. 5: Crisis Intervention Teams in Foley & other municipalities. Speakers will be Sgt. Chuck Sutherlin, CIT Officer, Foley Police Department; Maj. Jimmy Milton, CIT, Baldwin County Sheriff’s Department; and Ret. Police Chief David Wilson, CIT County-wide Report. The second meeting will take place Nov. 2: NEW Baldwin County Mental Health Court & Civil Commitment Procedure. Speakers include Probate Judge Harry D’Olive, Jr.; Judge Scott P. Taylor (invited); and Rep. Matt Simpson (depends on schedule). The final meeting will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 7: NEW Mental Health Coordinator for Schools. Speakers will be Patrice Davis, Intervention Supervisor & Baldwin County Board of Education Mental Health Coordinator; Ann Shipman, LMFT Asst Director, Child & Adolescents; and Outpatient Services, AltaPointe Health Systems. All meetings will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will be offered as hybrid meetings. Those who are comfortable and can attend in person will meet in the Questors Classroom of the Foley United Methodist Church. Masks are recommended but not required. Those who would prefer to attend via Zoom can do so with the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85122213988 For further information contact: NAMI Baldwin at 251-279-0573. NAMI Baldwin is on Facebook and our national website is nami.org.