Celebrity physician and media personality Dr. Drew Pinsky (Dr. Drew) will kick off the North Dakota Behavioral Health Conference with a keynote address at 8 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, at the Fargo Holiday Inn.
Dr. Drew will be available for media interviews at 9:15 a.m. following his presentation, “The Wise Men and the Elephant: How we got into this mess and what we must do to get out.”
The conference aims to support individuals and professionals in developing, supporting and providing a well-functioning behavioral health system. Behavioral health professionals, policymakers, consumers, advocates, health care professionals and others are encouraged to attend and learn about best practices in mental health and addiction, from prevention to recovery.
The event is sponsored by the North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Behavioral Health Division in collaboration with the North Dakota Office of the Governor.
Conference details, including the program schedule, are online at www.behavioralhealth.nd.gov/conference.