6th Annual Community Mental Health Summit - Cincinnati VA Medical Center
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Cincinnati VA Medical Center


6th Annual Community Mental Health Summit

July 26, 2018

MEDIA ADVISORY                                  

Lisa Hollenbeck, Public Affairs Specialist,
(513) 861-3100 ext. 5090 or Lisa.Hollenbeck2@va.gov

6th Annual Community Mental Health Summit

Who: Cincinnati VA Medical Center
What:  6th Annual VA Community Mental Health Summit
When: Friday, August 10, 2018; 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Where: American Red Cross –
Cincinnati Area Chapter, 2111 Dana Ave, Cincinnati Ohio 45207

RSVP:  Media interested in attending please RSVP to contact above.

Background: The VA Community Mental Health Summit 2018 will provide the opportunity to continue our joint commitment to improving access to Mental Healthcare of Veterans and their families. You will be provided updates regarding the Cincinnati VA Medical Center.


  • Transitional Mental Health services for Returning Service Members (OEF/OIF/OND)   
  • Cincinnati VA Medical Center, Mental Health Services
  • General Mental Health
  • Whole Health Services
  • Substance Abuse:  Dual Diagnosis and Medication-assisted treatment
  • Posttraumatic Treatment Options
  • Crisis Services
  • Role of Telehealth services with Veterans at Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs)
  • Veteran Success Stories

Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Laura Eckler-Johnson, PhD,
Installation Director of Psychological Health at Fort Knox
Chief of Department of Behavioral Health at Ireland Army Health Clinic
US Army Veteran