Event in Atlanta | Center for Victims of Torture

Event in Atlanta

CVT Atlanta and The Carter Center presented a special event, Jan. 14, 2020.

Atlanta’s Role in the Global Mental Health Revolution

Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020 | 7–8:15 p.m. EST

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 CVT are doing to address the mental health crisis.

Event speakers:
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

EVENT VIDEO!  CLICK HERE to watch the event.

This program is presented in partnership with the Georgia Global Health Alliance.

 

 

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