Posted on: 12/22/2015
Joan C Becker: Sentenced to Life — The Mark Becker Story

Please join us for this dynamic speaker

Thursday, January 21st

In her book, Sentenced to Life, you will see how Joan Becker’s personal family experiences served as the catalyst for her to become an advocate and public speaker for individuals with mental illness.  Her focus is to open the doors and promote change in our mental health system.

Urbandale Performing Arts Center
7111 Aurora, Urbandale IA
Presentation begins at 6:30pm

We hope you will also join us for a provider fair showcasing local agencies who offer multiple levels of support to families & youth struggling with mental and behavioral health concerns.

About Youth Homes of Mid-America

Youth Homes of Mid-America is a non-profit social service agency serving both young men and young women that offers individualized programs and services for children and families with behavioral, emotional, and educational difficulties. YHMA maintains a focus on strengthening family life, re-establishing the self-worth of the individual, and teaching basic skills for living in the community.  YHMA has been providing services to Iowa youth and families since 1943.

For additional information, contact Wendy Ingham at 515-276-3473, ext 205 or