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Prince George's County, Maryland

DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY SERVICES TO RECOGNIZE LOCAL MENTAL HEALTH SERVICE PROVIDERS AND ADVOCATES DURING MENTAL HEALTH MONTH


For Immediate Release: 5/20/2014 1:00 PM

Contact: Jermoni Dowd, Public Information Officer, 240-691-8409

CAMP SPRINGS, MD – The Prince George’s County Department of Family Services Mental Health and Disabilities Division will be hosting the Annual Mental Health Providers’ Appreciation Luncheon on Thursday, May 22nd at La Fontaine Bleue in Lanham, MD.  This event recognizes mental health service providers as well as advocates for their commitment and dedication to improving the lives of individuals with mental illnesses. 

 The awards luncheon, now in its twentieth year, is held annually in May during national “Mental Health Month.”  Locally, the Office of the County Executive and the County Council issue annual proclamations to commemorate the work of mental health professionals in Prince George’s County.  Attendees to the annual event include mental health service providers and mental health consumers, as well as elected and government officials.

The event is at capacity to the general public, but is open to the media.  For more information about resources for individuals with mental illness please contact the Mental Health and Disabilities Division at 301-265-8400/Maryland Relay 711.

 

WHO:
Prince George’s County Department of Family Services
Mental Health and Disabilities Division

 

WHAT:
20th Annual Mental Health Providers’ Appreciation Awards Luncheon & Ceremony

 

WHEN:
Thursday, May 22, 2014
11:30pm – 2:00pm

 

WHERE:
La Fontaine Bleue

7963 Annapolis Road, Lanham, MD  20706