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. In this video, former First Lady Rosalynn Carter welcomes participants to the ceremony.
Thomas Bornemann, Ed.D., Director, The Carter Center Mental Health Program
Rosalynn Carter, Chair, The Carter Center Mental Health Task Force
Day 1 Keynote: "Comments from the Field"
Steven Sharfstein, M.D., M.P.A., President and Chief Executive Officer, Sheppard Pratt Health System
"Implications of the Affordable Care Act for Behavioral Health"
Joel E. Miller, M.S.Ed., Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, American Mental Health Counselors Association
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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