Friday, October 18, 2013

HHS Spent $56 Million on Conferences in 2012

HHS Spent $56 Million on Conferences in 2012

HHS also held the “Voice Awards” at Paramount studios in Los, Angeles to honor those in Hollywood who promote the “social inclusion” of people with behavioral health problems. The event sought to change how television and film audiences “understand mental health and substance use disorders,” and cost $313,212.

In all, 135 conferences were held between Oct. 1, 2011 and Sept. 30, 2012, costing taxpayers a total of $56,130,877.