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Ask the Experts Webcast

NAMI executive director Michael J. Fitzpatrick will participate in a live, interactive "Ask the Experts" Webcast from Washington, D.C., on mental health care, Thursday, June 1, 2006 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (ET), sponsored by the Kaiser Family Foundation.

Additional guests will be Kathryn Power, director of the federal Center for Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and Professor Richard G. Frank , Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard University Medical School, with Jill Braden Balderas, kaisernetwork.org's managing editor and former Reuters correspondent, as moderator.

An online video link will be available on kaisernetwork.org's  Healthcast page starting at approximately 1:30 PM.

Questions can be submitted by calling 1-800-KAISER8 (524-7378) during the broadcast or by emailing ask@kaisernetwork.org. beforehand. Expected topics include Medicaid, insurance coverage, stigma, and other issues.

NAMI also recently released a "Grading the States" report, the first comprehensive, state-by-state survey of the nation's mental health care system in 15 years. See www.nami.org/grades.

To view the Healthcast, Windows Media Player is needed. Detailed instructions are available on kaisernetwork.org, along with answers to FAQs.Additional help is available through the Healthcast Help Desk at help@kaisernetwork.org or 202/347-5270.

Copyright Date: 05/30/2006

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