Susie O'Toole Mental Health Collaborative 002-croppedDr. Susie O’Toole-Evans, one of ten star dancers in this season’s 7th Annual Dancing with Vero’s Stars, attended the Mental Health Collaborative of Indian River County, Strategic Planning Summit held at Northern Trust on November 19. Dr. O’Toole was a member of a Learning Community that has been studying for the last six months the Integration of Primary Care with Behavioral Health Care. It is one of four Learning Communities driving the Strategic Planning process. All four Learning Communities were presenting their findings and recommendations at the Summit.

The Mental Health Collaborative’s mission is to establish a continuum of care for mental health, made up of private and public funders, mental health providers and individuals who work in collaboration to increase access, decrease duplication, and facilitate community wide support of mental health issues.

Tickets for Dancing with Vero’s Stars, to be held at Riverside Theatre on Saturday evening May 9, 2015, are now on sale at $200 for Exclusive seating, $150 for Premium seating and $100 for General seating. They may be purchased by visiting the Riverside Theatre Box Office in person, calling the Riverside Theatre Box Office directly at 772-231-6990, or visit This annual signature event benefits the Indian River County Healthy Start Coalition and Riverside Theatre.

For more information on Dancing with Vero’s Stars call 772-563-9118 or for the Mental Health Collaborative, contact 772-567-2166or visit