142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Community Mental Health Promotion Programs (organized jointly with Mental Health section)

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 features public health education and health promotion interventions to improve mental health.
Session Objectives: Identify how a community-based media project can be used for suicide prevention. Describe the effectiveness of community-based media projects for suicide prevention. Identify how community-based media interventions can be used in other settings.

Preventing suicide in Montana: The implementation and analysis of an advertising campaign
Sarah Keller, M.S., Ph.D., Tim Wilkinson, Ph.D., Joy Crissey Honea, Ph.D. and Marie Schaaf Gallagher, Ph.D.
Improving Mental and Physical Health through an Integrative Health and Health Literacy Program: The Canyon Ranch Institute Life Enhancement Program
Chuck Palm, MPH, Andrew Pleasant, PhD, Jennifer Cabe, MA, Sean Jennings, MS, Don Scherling, PsyD, Gladys Torres-Ortiz, PhD, L'Don Sawyer, MA and Bill Bemis, MSW, LCSW

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

Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion

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