VA Palo Alto Health Care System
VA Palo Alto Hosts 2019 Mental Health Summit
September 9, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Kim Betton, 650-285-7487
PALO ALTO – VA Palo Alto Health Care System hosts the 2019 Mental Health Summit on Friday, September 13, 2019, from 8:30 a.m.– 4:30 p.m.(PST). The event appropriately takes place during September — Suicide Prevention Month.
Suicide is a complex public health issue that affects communities nationwide, but it is preventable. The Mental Health Summit will highlight how VA is working hard to prevent suicide among Veterans and encouraging communities everywhere to support suicide prevention efforts during this Suicide Prevention Month and all year long.
The event will also bring together key stakeholders with the goal of enhancing access to mental health services and addressing the mental healthcare needs of Veterans and their family members residing in our area.
WHO: VA Palo Alto Health Care System
WHAT: 2019 Mental Health Summit
WHEN: Friday, September 13, 2019, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (PST)
WHERE: US Army 63rd Regional Support Command Headquarters, 230 R T Jones Road, Mountain View, CA 94043
About VA Palo Alto Health Care System
The VA Palo Alto Health Care System consists of three inpatient facilities located at Palo Alto, Menlo Park and Livermore, California. There are also seven outpatient clinics in San Jose, Capitola, Monterey, Stockton, Modesto, Sonora and Fremont. These nationally-recognized facilities provide award-winning medical care and cutting-edge technology. Along with its academic affiliate at the Stanford University School of Medicine, the more than 6,200 staff and volunteers operate nearly 900 beds, including three nursing homes and a 100-bed homeless domiciliary, showing its more than 85,000 enrolled Veterans that they are “serving those who served.” Visit us on the web at www.paloalto.va.gov. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.