142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

Annual Meeting Recordings are now available for purchase

Global issues in mental health

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Monday, November 17, 2014: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
This session will focus on why mental health is important in building healthier communities and discuss why mental health issues are not given as much attention as they require. The stigma asscoiated with treatment associated with mental health disorders and lack of clear cut policies to address mental health challenges will also be highlighted
Session Objectives: Discuss the importance of mental health in communities Identify the challenges faced in promoting improved mental health in societies.

Self-Reporting Questionnaire (SRQ-20) as Common Mental Disorders (CMD) Screening Tool Among Women in Low-Income Rural Communities of India
Nisha Fahey, BA, Apurv Soni, BA, Rajendra Desai, MSc, Katherine Samrau, PhD, MPH, Nafisa Halim, PhD, MA, Ajay Phatak, MSc, MPH, Somashekhar Nimbalkar, MD and Eileen O'Keefe, MD, MPH
Treatment of mental, neurological, and substance use problems in refugee camp primary care settings
Jeremy Kane, MPH, Peter Ventevogel, MD, Paul Spiegel, MD, MPH, Judith K. Bass, PhD, MPH, Mark van Ommeren, PhD and Wietse Tol, PhD

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: International Health
Endorsed by: Aging & Public Health, Public Health Social Work, Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs, Community Health Workers

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

See more of: International Health