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Global Summit on Mental Health Culture Change
4/28/2017

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - April 26, 2017) - In partnership with Los Angeles County, The Campaign to Change Direction, with presenting sponsor Booz Allen Hamilton, will host three days of events designed to motivate and mobilize the community to change the culture around mental health. The Global Summit on Mental Health Culture Change will empower individuals from the creative community, government, nonprofits and the corporate sector to take action and support efforts to encourage conversations about mental health.

On May 1, The Orchard will host an invitation-only screening of Oren Moverman's film, The Dinner -- a powerful psychological thriller that explores the consequences of unaddressed trauma and mental illness in the lives of two families. The film stars Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Steve Coogan and Rebecca Hall.

May 2 will be "A Day to Change Direction," hosted in partnership with Los Angeles County. Corporate supporters, nonprofit leaders, celebrity champions and everyday citizens will be invited to take part in service projects and dialogues across the county. Those interested in hosting or registering an event may visit http://www.changedirection.org/engage-la/.

Finally, on May 3, the entertainment community will join thought leaders and stakeholders at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for a day filled with important conversations, captivating performances and unforgettable experiences.

The Summit will explore cultural barriers across and within groups, examining innovative programs, inspirational movements and unique opportunities. It's time to change direction and change the culture of mental health. Please join us. To attend, register at http://www.changedirection.org/2017-Global-Summit/.




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