Award-winning, innovative and highly recognized leaders in the field of mood disorders speak and present to our DBSA NCA group each year.
The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
National Capital Area Chapter
Is pleased to announce:
Accessing Mental Health Care: How to Maximize Your Benefits
Health care reform has increased access to mental health services for millions of Americans. But far too many people are not aware of their new rights under mental health parity laws. This workshop will review reforms in insurance plans and provide you with information on how to know and stand up for your rights, as well as how to appeal a benefit denial.
Thursday, February 25 – 7:30 pm
George Washington University Hospital
Auditorium – Basement Level
900 23rd St NW (23rd & I St NW)
Foggy Bottom Metro
Program Presenter – Eric Scharf: Eric has a lived experience with depression; he serves as Advocacy Advisor for the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance and is active in the DBSA National Capital Area Chapter. He is President of Kelsey Consulting, focused on assisting nonprofit organizations with issues of business process improvement and governance issues. He has more than thirty years of experience in association management and a background in health policy and human rights advocacy. A Washington, DC resident, Eric currently lives in Columbia Heights.
Light refreshments will be provided
All speaker program events are free and open to the public.
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