520 NW 3rd St
Pompano Beach Town Hall Meeting entitled “Guiding Our Families & School Age ChildrenThrough Stress, Anxiety and Depression”
· United Way of Broward County Commission on Behavioral Health & Drug Prevention, the City of Pompano Beach, Broward Behavioral Health Coalition, the School Board of Broward County and the Florida Department of Children and Families have joined together to host the Pompano Beach Town Hall Meeting.
· A panel of experts and community members will discuss the topic of family wellness, stress, anxiety and depression. Pompano
Beach Mayor Rex Hardin will make opening remarks and the moderator will be Program Director for Florida Initiative for Suicide Prevention Joel Smith.
· This event is free and open to the public including students, teachers, parents, grandparents and the rest of the community. Information will be provided in English, Spanish and Creole.
· Guests are encouraged to attend early so they can enjoy food,
community resource vendors, raffles and prizes.
Pompano Beach Mayor Rex Hardin
Moderator: Joel Smith, Program Director for Florida Initiative for
Nora Rupert, Broward County School Board Member
Emilia Vilaire-Monchery, Prevention Specialist for United Way of
Billie Morgan, Director, Staff Training & Development for 2-1-1 Broward
Dr. Laura Ganci, Director of Research for Children’s Services Council
Don Maines, Substance Abuse Research and Program Manager for Broward Sheriff’s Office
DETAILS: This Town Hall Meeting is free and open to the public.
Guests are encouraged to visit the resource vendors, enjoy refreshments and participate in the raffle drawings. Interested attendees should register at UnitedWayBroward.org/PompanoTownHall. For more information, please contact Angela Ventura at 954-453-3758 or [email protected]
About United Way of Broward
County Commission on Behavioral Health & Drug Prevention United Way of Broward County Commission on Behavioral Health and Drug Prevention (UWBCCBH) is a broad based substance misuse prevention and mental health promotion coalition dedicated to reducing negative consequences on individuals, families, and communities. Today, its primary role is to serve as a coalition-building organization that brokers partnerships between federal, state and local agencies to foster, develop, and enhance integrated behavioral health efforts throughout Broward County, while searching for innovative and effective ways to address the issue of substance misuse. Behavioral Health & Drug Prevention is a vital component of United Way of Broward County’s three impact areas (health, education and financial stability) focused on the solutions to close gaps in services and create a better life for all. For more information please visit www.drugfreebroward.org or follow us on social media at www.facebook.com/uwbccommission
or on Twitter/Instagram @UWBC_Commission..