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The Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority Awards $10,000 to The Hub Family Resource Center

Atlanta, GA, March 29, 2016- Today, as part of their outreach efforts the Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority (the "FDHA") has signed on as a supporter of the Hub Family Resource Center ("Hun"). Guided by the principles of safety and confidentiality, high professional standards, and non-discrimination, Hub is an organization designed to assist families when seeking community resources to address behavioral and mental wellness.

"Behavioral Health and Mental Health needs are often the catalyst for other issues that surface in the lives of our constituency. With that, there is a significant need for our communities to have access to appropriate resources. The FDHA is steadfast on its mission to identify organizations that link the community to behavioral health and mental health resources. The first step is partnering with those organizations that can increase accessibility to the right resources. Thereafter, it is a matter of educating the community on where to find those resources. Hub will reduce the gap between the community and access to critical resources in behavioral and mental health services."
(FDHA CEO, Lisa Flagg, Esq.)

The Hub's creation is providing a much needed service - connecting residents with service providers through personal consultation, providing parent education through its Family Life University, which is being launched in April this year, and providing a central point of contact for public entities dealing with the public."
(EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, Remco Brommet)

Located in Johns Creek, Georgia the Hub provides assistance with parenting, finding doctors, psychologists, and even probation services. The Hub has a vision of being the central point in North Fulton County connecting families to resources that can help with the increase in behavioral issues within the family and community at large. For more information about Hub visit thehubfrc.org or call 678.615.2368

Each year the Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority hosts a free health summit to provide information regarding mental and physical health. The Hub Resource Center is one of many resources families can learn about during the health summit. This year's summit will be held October 11, 2016 with the theme: "Building Healthy Communities: One Step at a Time" All seminars are free to the public, but registration is required. For information about sponsorships, opportunities for vendors or to learn more about how to attend, email Daphne Dunning, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 228-243-3251.

The Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority, owner of the Grady Health System ("GHS"), has served the indigent and medically underserved residents of Fulton and DeKalb counties for 75 years, dating back to World War II. The FDHA promotes the general health of the community through education, advocacy and collaborative partnerships. Their work includes a commitment to meeting the healthcare needs of the community through its community partnerships, grants program, supporting local health initiatives, ensuring GHS provides quality healthcare and serving as a healthcare resource to the community.

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