Frontier Behavioral Health CEO Jeff Thomas will participate in a community conversation about “Making Mental Health Essential Health” along with Patrick J. Kennedy on Jan. 31 at the Spokane Convention Center. The free event is presented by Providence Health Care and Eastern Washington University.

Community members will have a chance to ask questions of local experts following Kennedy’s keynote address. If you would like to submit a question in advance click on this link. Doors open at 5 p.m. for a resource fair (FBH will have resource materials available), followed by Kennedy’s presentation and the panel discussion from 6-8 p.m.