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PUBLIC EYE WITH JEFF COLE, SPECIAL EDITION:  MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT

 

February 17, 2016, Watertown, NY – Join WPBS-DT for a 30-minute special entitled “Public Eye with Jeff Cole, Special Edition:  Mental Health Treatment”, Friday, February 26th at 8pm.  Jeff Cole, morning and noon news anchor at WWNY-TV and host of Public Eye, will lead the discussion centered around access to Behavioral Health services.  Guests on the panel include:  Tina O’Neil, LCSW – R, Director of Mental Health Services, Samaritan Medical Center, and Chair of Jefferson County Community Services Board, Jennifer Lachenauer, Residential Intake Director, Credo Community Center, and Chair of CSB Mental Health Subcommittee, Tim Ruetten, Jefferson County Community Services Mental Health Coordinator, and Roger Ambrose, Director of Jefferson County Community Services. Panelists will discuss the availability of access to Behavioral Health services and review a new initiative between the Justice system and Behavioral Health, that works to ensure law enforcement organizations are able to identify those in need.

This special will be available for viewing online after the on-air broadcast at watch.wpbstv.org. 

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