Our Mission: Increase mental health and disability awareness across our state and locally through efficient use of resources, both human and financial.


Why is PR Important?

 
•Offers unique benefits over company-produced ads or publications
•Provides credibility
•Can influence public thought
•Can reach several audiences at once
•Creates a better understanding of an issue or position
 

What is Newsworthy?

 
•Human interest stories
•Trends
•Timely activities
•New programs/initiatives
•Unique activities
 
Click on the PR 101 presentation below for more information.

2017 Committee Schedule (10:00am, unless otherwise noted)

  • January 11 (Call in only)
  • March 1
  • April 5
  • May 3 (stuff rally bags)
  • May 10 (Walk A Mile Rally, State Capitol Lawn)
  • August 2
  • October 4
  • November 1
  • December 7, 2016, 10:00am

March Op-ED - Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

May Op-Ed Misuse of Psychiatric Terms

June Op Ed - Integrating Physical and Mental Health Care

July Op Ed - Prescription Drug Use

August Op Ed - Crisis Intervention

October Op-Ed - Signs of Bullying

October Op-Ed (2) - Value of Services Offered

November Op-Ed - The Gift of Time