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Part of President Obama’s National Dialogue on Mental Health, Creating Community Solutions was designed and implemented through an alliance of six organizations: AmericaSpeaks, the Deliberative Democracy Consortium, Everyday Democracy, the National Issues Forums Institute, NCDD, and the University of Arizona’s National Institute for Civil Discourse.

Reminder: CCS webinar tomorrow on how to organize multiple dialogues in your community

Hey, everyone!  We have a one-hour webinar scheduled for tomorrow (Tuesday) at 1pm Eastern for the national dialogue initiative Creating Community Solutions.  Two NCDD members I just adore — Martha McCoy of Everyday Democracy and Daniel Clark of AmericaSpeaks — are leading the webinar, on the topic “Organizing Multiple Conversations Across Your Community.” If you’re thinking of organizing a larger-scale dialogue effort in your community as part of Creating Community Solutions, please register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2991543891289628928 asap  — before the webinar maxes out.  Even if you’re not […] (continue)

Invitation to get involved in Creating Community Solutions on mental health

On January 16, 2013, President Obama called for a “national conversation to increase understanding about mental health,” and directed Secretary Kathleen Sebelius of the U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services and Secretary Arne Duncan of the U.S. Dept of Education to launch a National Dialogue on Mental Health. The national dialogue was officially launched by Obama on June 3rd at the White House. As you may know from my persistent emails and tweets, NCDD is involved in an exciting initiative called Creating Community Solutions, which is a key […] (continue)

National conversation on mental health launches tomorrow — watch live!

Tomorrow (Monday, June 3rd), President Obama and Vice President Biden will host a National Conference on Mental Health as part of the Administration’s commitment to launch a national conversation to increase understanding and awareness of mental health. The day-long conference at the White House will convene people from across the country, including representatives from state and local governments, mental health advocates, educators, health care providers, faith leaders and individuals who have struggled with mental health problems. The public will be able to view the invitation-only […] (continue)