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National Dialogue events are taking place all over the country this fall and winter.

It’s time we talked!

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden launched a national conversation to increase understanding and awareness of mental health at their National Conference on Mental Health on June 3.

In support of this effort, a number of deliberative democracy organizations are joining together to engage citizens through Creating Community Solutions, a series of events around the country that will focus dialogue and action on mental health issues.

Local and online meetings

Thousands of Americans are coming together, both in-person and online, to learn about and make progress on one of the most misunderstood public issues we face today. We’ll come together at large forums, in small-group discussions, in city-wide deliberations, and online at The Civic Commons.

The Foundation for Excellence in Mental Health Care is the designated fiscal agent for raising private tax-deductible support for some of these conversations. Donations will pay for facilitation and follow-up action planning.

Please Note: These discussions are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any condition or illness. Those needing professional medical advice should visit www.MentalHealth.gov.

Upcoming National Dialogue Events

Find one near you.