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Wednesday, December 07, 2022
Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort

RPC Meeting: Honolulu, Hawaii: Surfing the Policy Wave

Surfing the Policy Wave

Mark your calendars for the last Regional Policy Council meeting of the year: Wednesday, December 7, 2022, in Honolulu, Hawaii at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort or virtually.

Note: All times are Hawaii–Aleutian Standard Time. 

Join us for a wonderful day that will begin at 7:45 a.m. for a breakfast honoring another group of 2022 Mental Health Legislative Champions.

From 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., we'll be Surfing the Policy Wave with a deep dive into topics that will include:

  • 988 - where we are, where we need to get to
  • Firearm safety and violence prevention: How it does and doesn't fit with mental health
  • Employment for people with mental health disabilities: Featuring the SEED program from the Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy, and Hawaii programs that are getting people back to work
  • Youth and peer programs in Hawaii, featuring MHAHI and other local offerings
  • An end of the 117th Congress Federal Policy Update and a look ahead
  • States' legislative priorities for the coming year

The evening of the meeting, Dec. 7, Mental Health America affiliates, staff, and board members will be invited to join an affiliate-only dinner from 6 - 9 p.m.

Book your hotel room at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort. 

*Note: Be sure to adjust to your preferred dates at top of page.

For more details contact Debbie Plotnick

Send your state legislator nominations to Janelle Gonzaga,