Mental health literacy and psychiatric screening during routine visits in a student run clinic for uninsured residents in North Carolina
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Clinical medicine applied in public health
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Describe the implementation of a mental health literacy and screening program at a free student run clinic for uninsured residents in North Carolina. Demonstrate the need for more effective education and screening of mental health in primary care by utilizing percentage of individuals who screened positive for either depression, anxiety or alcohol.
Keyword(s): Primary Care, Mental Health
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been coordinating and participating in public health since 2003. Despite returning to school to study medicine I remain interested in primary and secondary prevention initiatives, especially with regard to HIV, STIs, and mental health. I am committed to providing preventative services and imporoving the health of my community. I have utilized my educational background to develop initiatives that not only benefit the underserved but help future practitioners learn the importance of preventative medicine.
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.