Mayoral Forum on Behavioral Health 2015

Mayoral Forum on Behavioral Health 2015
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Mental Health America of Greater Houston with behavioral health advocates Houston Recovery Center,The Council on Recovery, and NAMI Greater Houston hosted the Houston Mayoral Forum on Behavioral Health on August 31, 2015 @ 6:30 pm on the campus of University of St. Thomas.

With the interest of a packed auditorium of more than 300 attendees, all seven of.Houston’s Mayoral Candidates discussed city policy as it affects the mental health and behavioral health communities. Behavioral health—a term which combines mental health, addiction and substance use issues—places demands that far exceed access to care.

Participating candidates included:

* Adrian Garcia
* Sylvester Turner
* Stephen Costello
* Chris Bell
* Bill King
* Marty McVey
* Ben Hall