142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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2014 Taube Lecture - Award for Lifetime Contribution to the Field of Mental Health. Moving from the Sidelines to the Main Ring: Integrating Behavioral Health, Health, and Social Services -- Ron Manderscheid PhD, Executive Director National Association of County Behavioral Health and Developmental Disability Directors

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Monday, November 17, 2014: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
The 2014 Taube Award for Lifetime Contribution to the Field of Mental Health will be given to Ron Manderscheid PhD. After he receives his award, Dr. Manderscheid will reflect on the past and share his thoughts about the necessary integration of behavioral health, primary care and social services. Dr. Manderscheid's career spans several decades of vanguard leadership in public behavioral health, health care, statistics and advocacy. Ron is known nationally and internationally as a leader who works with all groups to advance mental health research, care, and the well-being of mental health consumers in the community. His successful efforts to develop policy and organizational initiatives that guarantee access to care for American citizens have engaged a Wenn diagram of leadership circles within the public, private, and academic sectors. He served for many years on the faculty of the University of Maryland where he taught statistics, sociology, and social organization. He currently is the Executive Director of the National Association of County Behavioral Health and Developmental Disability Directors and is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Mental Health at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. For many years, Dr. Manderscheid led the National Reporting Program on Mental Health Statistics and the Mental Health Statistics Improvement Program. He was an early supporter of consumer satisfaction surveys, electronic records and informatics. Dr. Manderscheid has received many awards for his professional work including distinguished service awards from the Secretaries of HHS and the Administrators of SAMHSA and NIMH.
Session Objectives: Describe the historical underpinnings of the fragmentation of mental health services. Describe how integration will impact health outcomes for citizens with mental health and substance use challenges/disorders. Identify two ACA strategies that address integration of mental health with substance use and primary care services.
Shiriki Kumanyika, PhD, MPH and David Shern, Ph.D

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Organized by: Mental Health

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)

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