Former U.S. First Lady and Carter Center Co-Founder Rosalynn Carter brought together more than 200 mental health leaders, stakeholders, and providers to discuss steps communities can take to build social inclusion of people living with mental illnesses on Nov. 7-8, 2013, at The Carter Center, in Atlanta, Ga. This is a video of the symposium's keynote address by Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius. In this speech she announces the final parity rule for mental health. A panel discussing access to mental health care services follows Secretary Sebelius.
Day 2 Keynote
Kathleen Sebelius, M.P.A., Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Read the transcript: http://www.hhs.gov/secretary/about/speeches/sp20131108.html
Panel 2- Access
Arthur Evans, Ph.D., Commissioner, Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Services
Joe Parks, M.D., Chief Clinical Officer, Missouri Department of Mental Health
Patrick Fleming, M.P.A., L.S.U.D.C., Director, Salt Lake County Division of Behavioral Services
Peter Ashenden, Director of Optum Health Behavioral Solutions
Nancy Ridenour, Ph.D., A.P.R.N., B.C., F.A.A.N., Dean and Professor, University of New Mexico College of Nursing
Learn more about the Carter Center's mental health work: http://cartercenter.org/health/mental...
Founded in 1982 by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter in partnership with Emory University, The Carter Center is committed to advancing human rights and alleviating unnecessary human suffering. The Center wages peace, fights disease, and builds hope worldwide.
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