Distinguished Speaker Meeting
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Speaker: Linda Stone-Abrams, L.C.S.W.
Psychiatric Social Worker II
Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, Intensive Care Division
Subject: Overview of Los Angeles Department of Mental Health Services
Where: Wilson Auditorium 2471 E. Walnut Street Pasadena
Time: 7 PM Business Meeting/ 7:30 Speaker
Linda Stone-Abrams is a licensed social worker who has been with the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health for 20 years. She has served in a variety of clinical and administrative capacities, including Family Advocate in DMH’s Office of Consumer and Family Affairs.
Currently, Linda is a liaison in DMH’s Intensive Care Division to provide short-term assistance to help families navigate the mental health service delivery system. Linda will provide an overview of Los Angeles Department of Mental Health services, discuss options and tools when a loved one is reluctant to accept treatment (such as LPS Conservatorship), outreach programs and tips on communicating with treatment providers.