Webcast: Mayoral candidates discuss views on mental health issues

REPLAY THE VIDEO: Webcast of Prosumers International's Mayoral Candidate forum on Mental Health, 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, March 20.

Prosumers International is a small non-profit under the umbrella of the National Center for Behavioral Health Solutions for people diagnosed with mental illness. 

Participants each made opening and closing statements and responded to four questions: 

  1. What suggestions do you have for people with mental health issues in dealing with the legal system?
  2. How would you address lack of affordable housing and homelessness?
  3. What is the City's responsibility in funding mental health services?
  4. As mayor would you be willing to have Prosumer and other mental health advocates' voices heard at every juncture?


Participants included: Leticia Van de PutteMike VillarrealTommy AdkissonCynthia T. CavazosCynthia BrehmGerard PoncePogo Mochello Reese, Raymond Zavala and Rhett Rosenquest Smith.