Innovative model for mental health stigma reduction in local communities: Integrating research, culturally responsive practices and technical assistance
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Diversity and culture
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Social and behavioral sciences
Define best practices for mental health stigma and discrimination reduction Demonstrate integration model for incorporating latest research and evaluation findings with best community driven practices for stigma reduction in local communities Discuss lessons learned from implementing the integration model in diverse local communities across California
Keyword(s): Community Collaboration, Public Health Advocacy
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a leader in transformative mental health programs and practices including national, state and regional technical assistance, research and training projects and major policy initiatives in suicide prevention, stigma and discrimination reduction, consumer rights and empowerment, community integration, self-help and peer support for mental health consumers. I serve on the SAMHSA Recovery-to-Practice Initiative Committee, Social Justice Advisory Committee of the California Mental Health Directors Association and the Advisory Council to the National Alternatives Conference.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.