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The Root of it All: The State of Mental Health of New Orleans' Youth

DATE
Tue, Nov 20, 2012
TIME
10:00am - 3:00pm

The Institute of Women and Ethnic Studies' Collective for Healthy Community and Believe in Youth!–NOLA! programs are hosting “The Root of it All: The State of Mental Health of New Orleans’ Youth.” The conference will present the community-at-large with mental health data gathered from IWES program participants and provide a platform for community members, community leaders, multi-disciplinary professionals, and policymakers to come together to address the unique needs of our youth population. The conference will feature keynote speaker and world-renowned social psychiatrist, Dr. Mindy Thompson Fullilove and other local experts such as Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry of Tulane University and MSNBC, Dr. Karen DeSalvo of the New Orleans Health Department, Dr. Andre Perry of Loyola University, Carol Bebelle of the Ashé Cultural Arts Center, Dr. Beverly Wright of Dillard University’s Deep South Center for Environmental Justice, and Joshua Perry of Juvenile Regional Services.

TOPICS
Health

LOCATION

Dillard University Professional Schools and Sciences Building
2601 Gentilly Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70122

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