On Nov. 20-21, 2014, at The Carter Center in Atlanta, Georgia, former U.S. First Lady and Carter Center Co-Founder Rosalynn Carter brought together mental health leaders, stakeholders, and providers to celebrate the achievements of the behavioral health field over the past 30 years and to look ahead to the future of U.S. mental health and substance abuse policy. In this video, former First Lady Rosalynn Carter welcomes participants to the ceremony.
Panel I – BUILDING HEALTHY COMMUNITIES
Carl Bell, MD, Staff Psychiatrist, Jackson Park Hospital Family Medicine Clinic
Member, Carter Center Mental Health Task Force
The Discovery of Recovery
Mark Baker, MDiv, CPS, Director of Advocacy, Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities
From Stigma to Social Inclusion – The Role of the Media
Judith Warner, MA, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress
Rosalynn Carter Fellow for Mental Health Journalism, 2012-13
From CMHC’s to Population Health: 30 Years of Mental Health Services Delivery
David Shern, PhD, Former President, CEO, Mental Health America
Download slides from the presentation: http://www.cartercenter.org//resources/pdfs/health/mental_health/symposium/2014/RCSMHP-2014-Panel1.pdf
Learn more about the Carter Center's mental health work: http://www.cartercenter.org/health/mental_health/index.html
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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