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Atlanta’s Role in the Global Mental Health Revolution

January 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

Organized by The Carter Center and The Center for Victims of Torture

Atlanta’s Role in the Global Mental Health Revolution

January 14, 2020
7:00 PM – 8:15 PM

The Carter Center
453 John Lewis Freedom Parkway
Atlanta, GA

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Today, more than 450 million people worldwide live with a mental illness, and depression is the world’s leading cause of disability. In countries ravaged by war, disease, or natural disaster, the toll is especially devastating. In the United States, the suicide rate is the highest it’s been in more than 50 years. Learn what The Carter Center and The Center for Victims of Torture are doing to address the mental health crisis. This program is presented in partnership with the Georgia Global Health Alliance.

Panelists:

  • Dr. Shekhar Saxena, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health
  • Dr. Janice Cooper, The Carter Center
  • Dr. Paul Orieny, Center for Victims of Torture
  • James Sale, United for Global Mental Health

Moderator:

  • Rose Scott, WABE

 

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Date:
January 14
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Multiple Partners or Sponsors

Venue

The Carter Center
Atlanta, GA + Google Map