2018 Policy Forum
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Join us for the 2018 Policy Forum, bringing together health and substance use treatment communities including advocates, providers, lawmakers, policy experts, and people with lived experience for a discussion on opportunities for advancing meaningful reform.   


Event Details

Monday, February 5 | 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Venue SIX10 | Crown Family Great Hall, 9th Floor
610 S Michigan Avenue, Chicago

*Discounted self-parking is available at 325 South Michigan Avenue (entrance located below street level), for $8 with Venue SIX10 validation.

**Online registration for this event is now closed.
You may register at the door.**



Opening Remarks: Mark Ishaug – CEO, Thresholds

Kick-off Speaker: Ashima Malhotra – Mental Health Advocate and Volunteer at NAMI Chicago

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Richard Frank – Margaret T. Morris Professor of Health Economics, Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School

Guest Speaker: Dr. Michelle Munson – Associate Professor, Silver School of Social Work at New York University

State Legislator Panel: 

 Senator Melinda Bush, Grayslake

Representative Litesa Wallace, Rockford

Moderator: Heather O’Donnell – Senior Vice President, Thresholds

Closing Remarks: Emily Miller – Director of Policy for Behavioral Health, IARF


 We are pleased to present this year's Policy Forum with our partners:


IARF logo    Illinois Association of Behavioral Health


Community Behavioral Healthcare Association


Special Thanks to Our Event Sponsor


Time: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
610 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
United States

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