Terri Cortvriend

REP CORTVRIEND HOSTS ZOOM “TALKS WITH TERRI” #33 with Newport Mental Health Expert Panel

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 19, 2020 Contact – House Representative Terri-Denise Cortvriend – terricortvriend@gmail.com – 401-472-4789 Picture (see attached)   REP CORTVRIEND HOSTS ZOOM “TALKS WITH TERRI” #33 with Newport Mental Health Expert Panel

PORTSMOUTH, RI – House Representative Terri-Denise Cortvriend to host her #33 “Talks with Terri” this Wednesday, October 21,2020 starting at 8:30 a.m. via Zoom. The topic of discussion will be Behavioral Health During COVID-19, How Local Agencies Are Responding. The expert panel to include: Dr. Dan Wartenberg, Chief Clinical Officer at Newport Mental Health, Rebecca Elwell, Executive Director at Newport County Prevention Coalition, Linda Hurley, CEO at CODAC and  Michelle Brophy, Director of Policy Implementation at the Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals (BHDDH). 

This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required to receive a zoom link to participate. To register: https://forms.gle/iavaSbx9SCXqBodB6 Rep Cortvriend asks participants to bring their questions and a cup of coffee or tea and join in the conversation. Questions may also be submitted in advance during registration. ############## Cortvriend has served as District 72’s RI State House Representative and the House Small Business Committee for the past two (2) years, and is running for re-election. She is a long-term Rhode Islander, mother of Savanna Cortvriend, graduate of Portsmouth public schools. The Founder and CEO of Ocean Link, Inc. (a marine trade business in Melville), Cortvriend has been a small business owner and employer for over 30 years. She also served ten years on the Portsmouth School Committee, four (4) years as chair. Terri has also served as a Board Member of the Newport Chamber of Commerce, and as both Chair and Vice-Chair of the Portsmouth Tank Farm Redevelopment Advisory Committee. She serves on the Restoration Advisory Board for Naval Station Newport, and on the IYRS Marine System Program Advisory Committee. She was elected and served two terms on the Portsmouth Water and Fire District Advisory Board. Cortvriend served on the Portsmouth Economic Development Committee, and on the Portsmouth Charter Review Committee. Cortvriend is proud to be a long-standing member of the Portsmouth Democratic Town Committee.