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.
Thomas Bornemann, EdD, Director, Carter Center Mental Health Program
Rosalynn Carter, Chair, Carter Center Mental Health Task Force
King Davis, PhD, LMSW-ACP
Former: Director, Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis, the University of Texas at Austin
Executive Director, Hogg Foundation for Mental Health, the University of Texas at Austin
Robert Lee Sutherland Chair in Mental Health and Social Policy, School of Social Work, the University of Texas at Austin
Commissioner, Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation, and Substance Abuse Services, Commonwealth of Virginia
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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