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Community Behavioral Health Conference – Media Partner

  • Feb16
    Friday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

102.5 Mad Rock is a proud sponsor of the 2nd Annual Community Behavioral Health Conference!

DATE/TIME: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm on February 16th, 2018

LOCATION: Texoma Event Center Hilton Garden Inn 5015 US-75, Denison, TX 75020

DETAILS: NEWCO of Grayson County is hosting the second annual Community Behavioral Health Conference in memory of Dr. Don Rogers. The theme of CBHC 2018 is “Strengthening the Mental Health Journey”.

CBHC 2018 is an opportunity for community members, healthcare workers, and law enforcement to meet together to support one another, network, and work to strengthen the mental health journey in Grayson County. This is an event for anyone who has a loved one with mental health needs and anyone who is interested in bringing positive change to Grayson County.

The event will feature panels made of “Texoma Voices” – community leaders interested in strengthening mental health care in Grayson County. Included in these panels will be Sheriff Tom Watt, Brenda Hayword, Joe Brown, Rim Nall, Dr. Stephanie Waitt, Lori May, Dr. Jeremy McMillan, Garland Caldwell, Carry Ashmore, Lori Blake, Michelle Leming, Larry Phillips and others. Ginger Nye will be the moderator.

Our keynote speaker will be Kevin Hines, suicide survivor. He is one of only 36 people to survive the jump from the Golden Gate Bridge. Now being treated for bipolar disorder, Kevin has dedicated his life to spreading a message of hope.

Dr. Michael Lindsey, an attorney, psychologist and adjust professor at SMU will also be speaking.

A group presentation entitled “Our Own Backyard” will feature:

Colt Floyd, a a veteran suffering from PTSD who recently had a documentary called Citizen Soldier made about his own experiences in Afghanistan.

Bobbi Gilbert who lost her son, Pierce, to suicide. She wrote two books about meeting 5 of her son’s organ donors and talks about the impact his life continues to make.

Lisa Shields who will speak candidly about her recovery from alcoholism.

Jake Thornton diagnosed with autism will speak about his own experiences

Join us this year as we come together as a community to continue the conversation surrounding mental health.

Some of CBHC’s sponsors include the Oliver Dewey Mayor Foundation, Grayson County District Attorney’s office, Utter Family Dealerships, City of Sherman, City of Denison, United Way of Grayson County, Okay to Say, Texoma Health Foundation, First United Bank, Glen Oaks Hospital, Wilson N. Jones hospital, TMC Behavioral Health, Austin College, Douglass Distributing, Sherman Rotary Club, Austin College, Utter Wealth Management Group, Sanders, Motley, Young, & Gallardo, First Texoma National Bank, Emerson, Landmark Bank, McCullough & Pierson Insurance, Texas Star Bank, Independent Bank, Guild Mortgage, and Grayson College.

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at CBHC TICKETS

Lunch and a t-shirt will be provided.

If you are interested in learning more about CBHC, please visit us online at: