142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Mental health issues and policies affecting women

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Tuesday, November 18, 2014: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
In this session presenters will discuss the relationship between mental health challenges faced by women, including transgender women, and the influence of socio-economic factors that have adverse effects on women’s health status. The link between women's mental health and human rights will also be discussed including access to services. This session will highlight psychology as being well-positioned to help in prevention and treatment.
Session Objectives: 1. Discuss mental health challenges faced by women and the link between mental health and human rights. 2. Discuss how mental health prevention and treatment can improve women’s lives.
Marjorie R. Sable, DrPH, MSW, MPH

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Organized by: APHA-Committee on Women's Rights
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus, Public Health Social Work, Women's Caucus

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