NAMI SWI ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING • June 10, 2014
MARK J. HEYRMAN
CHAIRMAN, ILLINOIS MENTAL HEALTH SUMMIT and Clinical Professor at the University of Chicago Law School
Mr. Heyrman teaches courses in Trial Practice, Mental Health Advocacy and Mental Health Law. Mr. Heyrman is a member and former chair of the Public Policy Committee of Mental Health America. He is a Board member and past President of the Mental Health America of Illinois and chairs its public policy committee. He helped found and is the facilitator of the Mental Health Summit, a coalition of mental health service providers and advocates for persons with mental illness. He is a member of the Illinois Mental Health Planning and Advisory Council and past co-chairperson and also chair of the Standing Committee on Mental Health Law of the Illinois State Bar Association.
The Mental Health Summit was founded more than a decade ago as a coalition of all of the mental health consumer and advocacy organizations, the mental health professional organizations and trade associations. The Summit meets monthly to determine legislative and public policy priorities for improving mental health services in Illinois and to create advocacy strategies to implement those priorities. Mark Heyrman has served as the Summit facilitator since it was founded.
Mark J. Heyrman
Mental Health Summit
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