Dwayne Mayes and Laura Kaponer discuss the topic of social wellness with Dennis Sholler from the field medical affairs team. In this interview, Dwayne and Laura define social wellness and its relationship to mental health. Dwayne and Laura provide examples of how peer support and working with a peer support specialist might improve social wellness. Finally, they each share advice for family caregivers to improve their social wellness.
Dwayne Mayes, MS Mental Health Counseling
Program Director of the Recovery Network & Peer Training Program at the Mental Health Association of Westchester Former board member of the International Association of Peer Specialists
Laura Kaponer, CPSS
Mental health advocate, blogger, and Certified Peer
Dennis Sholler, PhD (OPDC)
Clinical & Scientific Liaison
Dwayne Mayes and Laura Kaponer are paid consultants of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc
Dennis Sholler is an employee of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.
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