Carter Center Hosts State’s First Mental Health Parity Day at Georgia State Capitol on Feb. 8, 2024

Carter Center to release results of Georgia Mental Health Parity Campaign at press event following Inaugural Mental Health Parity Day

What: The Carter Center will host its inaugural Mental Health Parity Day by the Georgia State Capitol. This public event will engage a diverse group of stakeholders in Georgia to discuss how to advance implementation of the bipartisan Mental Health Parity Act passed in April 2022. Parity Day will include a free public event for mental health stakeholders, legislators, and leadership from several state agencies from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Central Presbyterian Church (lunch included). Pre-registration is required.

Carter Center Mental Health Parity Day Event

Where: Central Presbyterian Church, Tull Fellowship Hall

When: Thursday, Feb. 8, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

RSVP: Those interested in attending the Parity Day event should register at by Feb. 5. Please email Sarah Phillips at with any questions.

Click here for the Carter Cental Mental Health Parity Day Agenda.

Carter Center Press Event

The Carter Center will host a press event from 2-2:30 p.m. to announce the results of its Georgia Mental Health Awareness Parity Campaign, launched in fall 2023 with support from the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation.

Where: Georgia State Capitol, South Wing

When: Thursday, Feb. 8, 2-2:30 p.m.

Paige Alexander, Chief Executive Officer, The Carter Center
Dr. Eve Byrd, Director, Mental Health Program, The Carter Center
Sarah Phillips, Mental Health Program, The Carter Center
Representative Mary Margaret Oliver, Georgia House of Representatives, 82nd District
Representative Todd Jones, Georgia House of Representatives, 25th District

Media RSVP: To request interviews or to RSVP for the press event, please email Rennie Sloan at