House Representative Terri-Denise Cortvriend to host her #33 “Talks with Terri” this Wednesday, October 21,2020 starting at 8:30 a.m. via Zoom.
The topic of discussion will be Behavioral Health During COVID-19, How Local Agencies Are Responding.
The expert panel will include Dr. Dan Wartenberg, Chief Clinical Officer at Newport Mental Health, Rebecca Elwell, Executive Director at Newport County Prevention Coalition, Linda Hurley, CEO at CODAC and Michelle Brophy, Director of Policy Implementation at the Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals (BHDDH).
This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required to receive a zoom link to participate. To register: https://forms.gle/iavaSbx9SCXqBodB6
Rep Cortvriend asks participants to bring their questions and a cup of coffee or tea and join in the conversation. Questions may also be submitted in advance during registration.
Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What'sUpNewp. He has been involved with What’sUpNewp since shortly after its launch in 2012, proudly leading it to be named Best Local News Blog in Rhode Island by Rhode Island Monthly readers in 2018, 2019, and 2020 and an honorable mention in the Common Good Awards in 2021.
He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals. He previously served on the boards of Fort Adams Trust, Lucy's Hearth, and the Arts & Cultural Alliance for Newport County.
In 2020, he was named Member of the Year by LION and won the Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County's Dominque Award.
He is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers, the Society of Professional Journalists, and the North American Snowsports Journalists Association.
Born and raised in Rhode Island, he spent 39 years living in Rhode Island before recently moving to Alexandria, Virginia, with his wife and two rescue dogs. He still considers Rhode Island home, and visits at least once a month.
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