Mental health symposium planned
he Lawrence-Douglas County League of Women Voters will sponsor a community meeting "The Evolution of Mental Health Care in Kansas" from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 24 in the auditorium at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.
The featured speaker will be Dr. Roy Menninger. He has been asked to address "What is the history of the mental health system in Kansas?," "How did the Mental Health Reform Act change the flow of funds and accountability for mental health services in Kansas?", "What are the social consequences of deinstitutionalization?," and "What steps are needed to improve the mental health care system?"
The meeting is free and open to the public.
For more information, call Kay Hale at 843-2784.