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Mental Health America of Greater Dallas

2014 Prism Awards

Thursday, October 23, 2014—6:00  to 8:00 p.m.— Frontiers of Flight Museum       

            Mental Health America of Greater Dallas will present the 2014 Prism Awards paying tribute to the following community leaders who have made a difference in the North Texas region on behalf of individuals with mental illness, as well as those who have worked to improve awareness of mental health issues.  Mental Health America of Greater Dallas (MHA) was established in 1947 and has been consistently serving the people of Dallas and surrounding communities for over 60 years. The mission of Mental Health America of Greater Dallas is to lead the community in improving mental health through advocacy and education.  Terry Bentley, attorney and mental health advocate will serve as emcee for the 2014 Prism Awards.  Dr. Harriet Boorhem is one of the PRISM Award honorees.  She will be presented the

Lightner Sams Foundation Child Advocate Award

Honoree: Dr. Harriet Boorhem – President, Promise House

Dr. Boorhem was appointed President of Promise House in 2001. During her tenure, Dr. Boorhem expanded access to care by instituting a counselor training program in collaboration with area universities. The result last year was 3840 hours of service provided to the community. Additionally Dr. Boorhem has worked to raise awareness and educate officials in Austin and Washington DC on children and adolescent mental health and homelessness. 

 

 

Admission to MHA PRISM Awards Ceremony is $75.  Ticket price includes valet parking and pre-event reception.

Visit www.mhadallas.org  or contact Matt Roberts at mroberts@mhadallas.org.  Tickets may also be purchased by calling 214-871-2420 ext.109.

 

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