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EVIDENCE-BASED PROGRAMS FOR THE PROMOTION OF MENTAL HEALTH & PREVENTION OF MENTAL ILLNESS AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE

April 26, 2004

Publick House Historic Inn
On the Common, Route 131
Sturbridge, Massachusetts
508-347-3313  800-PUBLICK
info@publickhouse.com


8:30-8:45

Welcome
Bertram A. Yaffe, Chair
New England Coalition for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (NECON)
Providence, Rhode Island

   

8:45-9:15

Transforming Mental Health Care: The Science to Services Initiative at SAMHSA/CMHS
A. Kathryn Power, M.Ed., Director
Center for Mental Health Services
SAMHSA, Rockville, Maryland

   

9:15-10:00

Signs of Suicide: A School-Based Prevention Program
Robert H. Aseltine, Jr., Ph.D.
University of Connecticut Health Center
Farmington, Connecticut

   

10:00-10:15

Break

   

10:15-11:00

Hope, Meaning, & Continuity: A Clinic-Based Program to Prevent Depression
William R. Beardslee, M.D., Chairman
Department of Psychiatry
Children's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

   

11:00-11:45

Cognitive Behavioral Interventions to Prevent Depression:  Lessons Learned with Low-Income Populations
Huynh-Nhu (Mimi) Le, Ph.D.
George Washington University
Department of Psychology
Washington, DC

   

12:00-1:30

The Coming of Age of Prevention
Carl C. Bell, M.D.
Chairman & C.E.O.
Community Mental Health Council
Chicago, Illinois   

   

1:30-2:15

Preventing Psychosis: A Community Partnership Implements Cutting-Edge Science
William McFarlane, M.D.
Director of Research
Department of Psychiatry
Maine Medical Center
Portland, Maine

   

2:15-3:00

Achieving the Promise: Transforming Mental Health Care in America
Michael Hogan, Ph.D.
Director, Ohio Department of Mental Health
Chairman, President's New Freedom Commission on Mental Health

   

3:00-4:00

Panel: Implementing Promotion & Prevention Programs in New England
The Presenters

   

4:00-4:30

Next Steps
Joseph J. Bevilacqua, Ph.D.
Chair, NECON Task Force on Mental Health Promotion, Mental Illness and Substance Abuse Prevention

   

4:30

Adjourn

 

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