NCDHHS, state legislators host Mental Health Town Hall Jan. 19 in Morganton

Press release from NCDHHS:

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kody H. Kinsley — alongside NC State Senators Jim Burgin and Warren Daniel and State House Representative Hugh Blackwell — will host a town hall in Morganton, N.C., on Thursday, Jan. 19, at 6 p.m. to discuss mental health in North Carolina. NCDHHS is committed to advancing behavioral health and resilience, as more than three million people in North Carolina have mental health or substance use disorders.

The public, especially those in Burke County, and the surrounding counties, is encouraged to attend, ask questions and contribute to the conversation. Secretary Kinsley, Sen. Burgin, Sen. Daniel and Rep. Blackwell will offer comments on key policy issues and invite town hall attendees to offer comments and ask questions.

ASL Interpreters and CART will be provided at the event, and the event will be livestreamed on the NCDHHS YouTube channel.

Mental Health Town Hall

Kody H. Kinsley, Secretary, NCDHHS
Jim Burgin, NC State Senator, R-District 12
Warren Daniel, NC State Senator, R-District 46
Hugh Blackwell, NC State Representative, R-District 86

Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023
6–7:30 p.m.

Western Piedmont Community College
Moore Hall, Leviton Auditorium
1001 Burkemont Ave.
Morganton, NC 28655

Livestream available on the NCDHHS YouTube Channel

Media: Secretary Kinsley will be available to media at the conclusion of the town hall

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