Thursday, August 24, 2006

Bipartisan health forum will feature candidates from HD 136,145,146 in Warner Robins Sept. 18

CONTACT:A. James Rockefeller 478-953-6955 ajr@rockefellerlawcenter.com
HEALTH FORUM TO ADDRESS ISSUES IMPORTANT TO AREA FAMILIES
Warner Robins, GA – A healthcare forum will be held on MONDAY, September 18 from
6:30-8:15 p.m. at Middle Georgia Technical College, 80 Cohen Walker Drive, Warner Robins. All six (6) candidates for Georgia State House of Representative for Districts 136, 145, and 146 will be present or have representatives from their campaigns. They will discuss political solutions to general health care issues -- including rising health care costs and the continuing viability of community hospitals -- and mental health & substance abuse -- especially the rise in methamphetamine addiction and Georgia’s structure of community-based mental health treatment. The initial phases of the forum will be moderated, with questions posed to all six (6) candidates directly by the event moderator; the second portion will include questions posed by audience members. The general public and media are invited.

The event is sponsored by the following agencies:
Houston County Drug and Alcohol Council (HODAC)
National Association of Mentally Ill (NAMI)
Families Against Methamphetamine Abuse, Inc. (FAMA)

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