SAVE THE DATE!
The 17th Annual Central Texas African American Family Support Conference
February 8th-9th, 2017
Palmer Events Center, Austin, Texas
The 16th Annual Central Texas African American Family Support Conference took place on Thursday, Feb. 25 and Friday, Feb. 26 at the beautiful Renaissance Austin Hotel. Keynote presentations and breakout sessions educated and empowered consumers, families and providers to improve health and wellness through better access and care delivery.
We heard from keynotes Hakeem Rahim, Terrie M. Williams and Dr. Napoleon Higgins. Breakout sessions provided information for ministers, families, veterans and more. Topics included chronic disease management and mental illness, mental health in the church, institutional racism, supporting children with disabilities, veterans and homelessness, suicide prevention, and an “Ask the Doctor” panel.