142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Research To Action: The Social Determinants Of Mental Health

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Tuesday, November 18, 2014: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
This timely session explores the definition of the social determinants of behavioral health via presentations addressing the "built environment," natural disasters, childhood poverty and racially based stigma. The session will end with a review of national 'action items' under consideration by APHA and the Mental Health Section.
Session Objectives: Identify the components of resilience that activate in the face of natural disaster. Discuss the built environment as a social determinant of mental health.Identify needs for stigma reduction across culturally-diverse groups.Analyze successful features and challenges of a city-led initiative to integrate mental health services in primary care settings for young children in disadvantaged neighborhoods

Integration of Mental Health Services in Primary Care Settings in Low-Income Neighborhoods: Lessons from New York City Project LAUNCH
Yumiko Aratani, PhD, Sheila Smith, PhD, Myla Harrison, MD, MPH, Jessica Auerbach, MPH and Mercedes Ekono, MPH

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Organized by: Mental Health
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus, American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus, Caucus on Homelessness, Community Health Planning and Policy Development, Community Health Workers

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

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