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National Toll-Free Teleconference Opportunity: Latino Experiences of Self-Help

The STAR (Support, Technical Assistance, and Resources) Center, a consumer supporter technical assistance center funded by the Center for Mental Health Services, is pleased to invite you to attend a national toll-free teleconference, Latino Experiences in Self-Help. This is the first of the STAR Center National Teleconference Series: Experiences of Self-Help in Diverse Communities.

The purpose of the STAR Center is to enhance and improve Self-Help in Diverse Communities to promote Recovery. In keeping with this, STAR will be offering this initial conference call on Latino Experiences in Self-Help in both English and Spanish.

English language call-
Date of teleconference: Wednesday, April 28, 2004
Time: 3:00- 4:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time
RSVP Deadline: Monday, April 26, 2004

Spanish language call-
Date of teleconference: Wednesday, May 12, 2004
Time: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time
RSVP Deadline: Monday May 10, 2004

Our host for the call will be Gilberto Romero, recognized both nationally and internationally as one of the foremost leaders in the Consumer Self-Help Movement. Gilberto hosts his own radio talk show in New Mexico, and has contributed greatly to ensuring the Latino perspective about recovery is heard.

If you are interested in attending either of these groundbreaking conference call, please RSVP by the above deadlines. Call information, including the toll-free number and teleconference passcode, will be provided to all who have RSVPd, via email. If you RSVP via telephone, STAR Center staff will contact you at the telephone number of your choice with call in information.

To RSVP via email, send a message to To RSVP via toll-free number, call 1-866-537-STAR (7827). Please note RSVP deadlines for each call.

Please let us know if you will be calling from outside the Continental United States, as we will need to make special arrangements for your participation.

On behalf of the STAR Center, I hope you will join us. Thank you.

Tom Lane, Project Director