Wednesday, May 24, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT
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Cleveland County Public Health Center 
200 South Post Road
Shelby, NC 28152

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Melodie McSwain 
Mental Health Association of Cleveland County 

Poverty Simulation 

Please join us on May 24th to spend a simulated month in the poverty experienced by our community's individuals and families.  This interactive event promotes poverty awareness, increases understanding, and inspires local change.  Following this particular simulation will be discussion of how circumstances of poverty create barriers to treatment and stability for many individuals living with mental illness and substance abuse, and how we can work as a community to address these barriers. 

The simulation and discussion will take place from 11 AM - 2 PM at the Cleveland County Public Health Center.  Lunch will be provided. 

This simulation is being provided and presented by the Cleveland Adult Partnership and is free of charge.