Let's Rethink This

Legal Advocacy for Adults with Mental Illness

June 28, 2021 Abby Berger Episode 7
Let's Rethink This
Legal Advocacy for Adults with Mental Illness
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Let's Rethink This
Legal Advocacy for Adults with Mental Illness
Jun 28, 2021 Episode 7
Abby Berger

Date: June 28, 2021 

Name of Show:  Let’s Rethink This 

Episode title and number: Episode 007 Legal Advocacy for Adults with Mental Illness with Legal Services of Eastern Missouri 

Brief summary of show: Today, I am so excited to be speaking with Ayana Dobos, who is a staff attorney at Legal Services of Eastern Missouri. Ayana has a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice & Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. She completed her Juris Doctorate at Emory University School of Law and now practices in St. Louis, MO. She is the Program Director & Attorney for the LAAAMI. LAAMI stands for Legal Advocacy for Adults with Mental Illness. We will be discussing how this program helps people living with or at risk of developing mental illness address legal problems through a combination of legal and social work assistance.   

Bullet points of key topics & timestamps:  

4:55 - 6:20 LAAMI Explained 

7:05 – 9:43 State Guardianships  

9:45 – 14:38 Expungement: What is it? How does it help people with mental illness? 

List of resources mentioned in episode:  

Legal Advocacy for Adults with Mental Illness 

Social media handles, shareable link of podcast 

Follow Legal Services of Eastern Missouri on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn   

Follow Us @letsrethinkthispod on Instagram 

Become a Loyal Listener and support the podcast 

Show Notes

Date: June 28, 2021 

Name of Show:  Let’s Rethink This 

Episode title and number: Episode 007 Legal Advocacy for Adults with Mental Illness with Legal Services of Eastern Missouri 

Brief summary of show: Today, I am so excited to be speaking with Ayana Dobos, who is a staff attorney at Legal Services of Eastern Missouri. Ayana has a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice & Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. She completed her Juris Doctorate at Emory University School of Law and now practices in St. Louis, MO. She is the Program Director & Attorney for the LAAAMI. LAAMI stands for Legal Advocacy for Adults with Mental Illness. We will be discussing how this program helps people living with or at risk of developing mental illness address legal problems through a combination of legal and social work assistance.   

Bullet points of key topics & timestamps:  

4:55 - 6:20 LAAMI Explained 

7:05 – 9:43 State Guardianships  

9:45 – 14:38 Expungement: What is it? How does it help people with mental illness? 

List of resources mentioned in episode:  

Legal Advocacy for Adults with Mental Illness 

Social media handles, shareable link of podcast 

Follow Legal Services of Eastern Missouri on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn   

Follow Us @letsrethinkthispod on Instagram 

Become a Loyal Listener and support the podcast