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End the Silence - Starting to Understand Mental Illness

Thu, Feb 21, 2019   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Tower Club, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

As we approach the one-year anniversary of the Parkland shooting, HBA Miami will take a moment to separate fact from myth as is relates to mental illness. Join expert panelist in mental health.

HBA Miami presents

End the Silence - Starting to Understand Mental Illness

Date and time


Event contact

Kelli Rodriguez





Event sponsors


In light of Parkland, HBA Miami wanted to host a town hall discussion on educating our membership and the Miami-Dade/Broward County community on ending the silence on understanding mental illness. Our expert panelist will be Judge Lerner-Wren sits on the bench of Broward County 17th Judicial Court. She speaks on problem-solving justice and mental health courts. Sandra Cumper, MS serves as the Executive Director of NAMI Broward County, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for millions of Americans affected by mental illness. Dr. Victoria Sanjuro, Senior Medical Liaison, Lundbeck pharmaceuticals holds an MD and PhD. Lundbeck is a pharmaceutical company engaged in the research and development, for the treatment of disorders in the central nervous system (CNS), including depression, schizophrenia, Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease.

6:00 - 6:30 PM    Networking
6:30 - 7:30 PM    Panel discussion
7:30 - 8:00 PM    Q & A

Special instructions: Meeting room is on 28th floor, Parking on 1st three levels.

Registration information
Event is open to: HBA members and nonmembers
Online registration deadline: 21 February 2019
Onsite (walk-in) registration: Is allowed
    Onsite registration is not recommended. If you choose to register onsite, please arrive at least fifteen
    minutes early and be prepared to use your smartphone/mobile device to complete the transaction.
    Only credit card payments are accepted. Nonmembers are advised to create an HBA profile
    prior to arriving.

This event is refundable. All refund requests must be submitted in writing to by 18 February 2019. No refunds are available after this date.


Featured speakers

Sandra Cumper

Executive Director National Affiliate of Mental Illness (NAMI) Broward County

National Affiliate of Mental Illness (NAMI) Broward County

Judge Ginger Lerner-Wren

Broward County Court Judge

Seventeenth Judicial Circuit, State of Florida

Dr. Victoria Sanjuro

Senior medical liaison



Learning objectives

1. After participating in this program, attendees will understand the current state of mental health.
2. After participating in this program understanding mental health as part of healthcare.
3. Understanding that we need a better understanding of mental illness in our healthcare in the US today.


Registration information

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 Registration NamePrice LevelRegular

 Regular registration

 Regular registrationMember$30.00
 Regular registrationMember - Euro€26.00
 Regular registrationNon-Member$45.00
 Regular registrationNon-Member - Euro€39.00

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