April 26, 7:00-8:00 pm.
NAMI Thurston-Mason and Justice Not Jails present a Zoom forum to educate the public about services available to people with behavioral health needs after they have been released from jail. These services are critical to helping people recover their lives after being involved with the justice system.
Speakers will explain their programs, accomplishments, and challenges and address the impacts of recent changes in the legal system and the possibility of racial or ethnic disparities.
Moderator – Carrie Hennen, Program Manager, Thurston County Treatment Sales Tax
Referrals – Maria Gallo, Social Services Specialist, Thurston County Public Defense
Employment – Korbett Mosesly, Director of Workforce Services, Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council
Housing – Keylee Marineau, Thurston County Homeless & Affordable Housing Coordinator
Treatment – Dr. Matlock, Free Clinic/Mental Health Access Program
Personal experience – Kelly Olson, Civil Survival
Please register in advance here.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
This is the third of three forums. The first forum explored how programs in Thurston County are preventing people with mental health and substance use disorders from entering the criminal justice system. The second forum presented programs for people while they are in jail and involved in the Court system. Forums 1 and 2 will be available for viewing here.