Tucson VA and Community Partners host Mental Health Summit Tomorrow August 18th

TUCSON, AZ –  The Southern Arizona VA Health Care System (SAVAHCS) Tucson VA campus will host a Mental Health Summit August 18 from 8:00 a.m. to noon in the R.E. Lindsey Jr. Auditorium, building 4 at 3601 S. 6th Ave. Tucson, Az.

The SAVAHCS Mental Health Summit will serve as platform to enhance the mental health and wellbeing of Veterans and their families through increased collaboration between the VA and the community. The goal is to engage in active dialogue on how the community can address the mental healthcare needs of Veterans and their families.

The subjects for the Mental Health Summit will be the Choice and Accountability Act of 2014, the National Resources Directory/e-benefits, an overview of Mental Health services at the SAVAHCS campus, Family & Youth Resources and Veteran Services in the state of Arizona.

The summit is open to all organizations and Veterans interested in helping to meet the mental health needs for Veterans and their families, for more information about the Mental Health Summit, contact Marcus McGauley or Bonner Raskob at (520) 792-1450 extensions 2844, 6595 or you can RSVP at TucsonMentalHealthSummit@va.gov.

The SAVAHCS Mental Health Summit is an ongoing part of the VA’s “Summer of Service” initiative to spur increased engagement with community members interested in supporting the needs of Veterans.

Media outlets wishing to cover the SAVAHCS Mental Health Summit, please call the SAVAHCS Public Affairs Office at (520) 629-1819.