Foundation’s third “Recovery 101” mental health program set for June 27

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s Community Health Collaborative (CHC) will be hosting its third “Recovery 101: How to Become a ROCC Star” program on Sunday, June 27 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., CDT.

Working with UT Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW), the Association of Persons Affected by Addiction (APAA) and the National Alliance of Mental Illness North Texas (NAMI), the program is expected to create awareness and educate participants about the key concepts of mental health and addiction recovery.

The complimentary virtual seminar will be interactive and is suitable for all participants no matter their experience with mental health and substance abuse.

“We are thankful to the CHC’s partners and health systems for making mental health and recovery a priority during this ongoing pandemic” said Patti Taylor, director of quality and patient safety services at the DFWHC Foundation. “We plan to roll out this program to 16 counties in North Texas.”

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The program is supported by the Community Mental Health Grant Program from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC). The Community Mental Health Grant Program was established by House Bill 13, 85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017 and authored by Representative Four Price. The 86th Legislature appropriated $45 million in 2019 to continue the Community Mental Health Grant Program in 2020 and 2021.