Experts in mental health, healthcare, and community interventions to improve mental
health will discuss how to raise the priority on mental health. Primary care providers will be
encouraged to increase attention on mental health, screen for it, and provide or refer people
to evidence-based therapies.
A mayor will discuss why strong mental health matters to the community and its vitality and
prosperity. Mental health and healthcare experts will discuss connections between mental health
and obesity, diabetes, major adverse cardiovascular events, and medication adherence.
- How can we elevate the priority on depression, stress, and anxiety prevention, screening, and
- How can we incentivize these services?
- What community-based programs affect mental health?
- What is one action your organization can take to increase depression, stress, and anxiety
screening and management?
John M. Clymer
Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, PhD, RN, APRN-CNP Vice President for Health Promotion, University Chief Wellness Officer, Dean and Professor, College of Nursing, Professor of Pediatrics & Psychiatry, College of Medicine, The Ohio State University Executive Director, The Helene Fuld Health Trust National Institute for Evidence-based Practice
Cheryl Woods Giscombé, PhD, PMHNP-BC LeVine Family Distinguished Scholar of Quality of Life, Health Promotion, and Wellness Associate Dean – PhD Division & Program, School of Nursing, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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