Understanding the Mental Health System
This presentation will educate participants on the Mental Health system of care. Information about how the system works, the laws that protect individuals, how families are impacted by mental illness, statistics about mental health, and various resources are all included in this impactful workshop.
Thursday, February 16, 2023 | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. | Virtual | FREE
Family Network on Disabilities (FND) has been supporting families and youth (age 26 and younger) with disabilities since 1985, providing information, resources, support and trainings to families, caregivers, youth, providers, and school districts across the state of Florida.
Speaker: Lisa Math is the Director of the Family S.T.A.R. program ( STAR stands for Support, Training, Assistance, and Resources) for Family Network on Disabilities. She is also a Certified Recovery Peer Specialist (CRPS-F) with an endorsement in working with Families. In her role at FND, she supports families who have children with special healthcare needs, complex medical conditions, developmental disabilities and mental health challenges, and the professionals who serve them. She has created webinars, resource materials, curricula, and presentations that are given at conferences and meetings throughout the state. Her most important role is that as a parent of a 24 year old young adult who has multiple medical conditions and mental health challenges.