Jennifer Rivera Talks Supported Employment at Mental Health Law Panel

Posted on November 5, 2015 by Priscilla Lundin

The important work Fountain House does in the area of supported employment was highlighted in the remarks of Jennifer Rivera, Fountain House Director of Human Resources and Veterans Affairs, a panelist on the September 29, 2015 program held in Manhattan at the New York City Bar Association, entitled “Lawyers and Non-Lawyers with a Mental Health Diagnosis: A Conversation about Stigma.”  

From left to right: Deborah Meyer, Chair, Committee on Mental Health Law; Deborah A. Scalise, Partner, Scalise, Hamilton & Sheridan LLP; Eileen Travis, Director, Lawyers Assistance Program; Frank G. Dowling, Medical Director, Long Island Mind and Body Medicine Group; Michael L. Perlin, Professor of Law Emeritus, New York Law School; Jennifer Rivera, Director of Human Resources & Veterans' Affairs, Fountain House, Inc.; Adrienne Gurman, VP, 1212-Studio, Inc.; Ambassador, Bring Change 2 Mind; Priscilla Lundin, Member, Committee on Mental Health Law. Photo courtesy of the New York City Bar's October 5, 2015 44th Street e-news.

Fountain House supporters in the audience included board members Arlene Lidsky Salomon and Cyrus Napolitano. Third from the right is Jennifer Rivera. On the right is Priscilla Lundin, Fountain House supporter and member of the City Bar's Mental Health Law Committee, which sponsored this event with the Association’s Lawyer Assistance Program. 

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