Posts tagged "SAMHSA"
APHA members support mental health during National Prevention Week

APHA members support mental health during National Prevention Week

Members from APHA’s Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Section and Mental Health Section spoke to Public Health Newswire about different public health crises and interventions that can improve our nation’s overall mental health.
Suicide prevention, “intersectionality” with APHA member Louis Graham

Suicide prevention, “intersectionality” with APHA member Louis Graham

APHA member Louis Graham, DrPH, discusses suicide prevention on day five of National Prevention Week, an observance sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

APHA joins National Prevention Week and talks substance abuse and mental health

May 18-23, APHA joins SAMHSA in recognizing National Prevention Week. Check out our latest podcasts and learn more about this annual health observance!
SAMHSA asks Americans to be prevention leaders

SAMHSA asks Americans to be prevention leaders

Would you agree to promote public and mental health in your own life and in your community? You can prove it by taking the Prevention Pledge on Facebook.

Addressing mental health through the public health lens

To recognize National Prevention Week, May 20-26, APHA's Georges Benjamin underscores the importance of addressing mental health through the public health lens.

Mental health stigma a major impasse to achieving overall health

If you don’t have good mental health, you don’t have good health. That sentiment informed much of the discussion last Friday during a National Public Health Week event at Morgan State University in Baltimore.

‘Stand up and insist on the impossible’

Community. It was the thread that tied the 2011 APHA Annual Meeting Opening Session together. Whether it was mental illness, health policy, social justice, health reform or the nation's natural wonders, it all came back to community.
Q&A with Pamela Hyde, administrator of SAMHSA

Q&A with Pamela Hyde, administrator of SAMHSA

Communities play an increasingly important role in preventing substance abuse and mental illness. Learn why from Pamela Hyde, administrator of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and keynote speaker at next week’s APHA Annual Meeting.

Register early for 2011 APHA Annual Meeting in D.C.

APHA is in the final stretch of preparing for our 139th Annual Meeting, which will take place in Washington, D.C., from Oct. 29-Nov. 2. This year’s theme, “Healthy Communities Promote Healthy Minds & Bodies,” centers on encouraging communities to promote healthy living. Take advantage of early-bird registration ending this Friday, Aug. 19. Full registration fees...