April 22, 2023
Isaac Harris Cary Memorial Building
1605 Massachusetts Avenue
Lexington, MA 02420
Cary Lecture Series: Safeguarding the Mental and Behavioral Health of a City
Saturday, April 22, 2023
Dr. Kevin Simon, Chief Behavioral Health Officer, City of Boston
In June 2022 Dr. Kevin Simon became the first Chief Behavioral Health Officer for the City of Boston with the mission of developing a city-wide strategy to address behavioral health issues, especially among youth.
In his lecture Dr. Simon will describe his background and share his thoughts on the current state of mental health nationally and within Massachusetts. He hopes to engage the audience intellectually and emotionally in a discussion of the challenges in the way our society approaches mental and behavioral health; and he’ll highlight opportunities to make positive changeS in our community.