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Mental Wellness Across The Lifespan: An Interview With Paul Gionfriddo, President & CEO Of Mental Health America (MHA)

In the United States, millions of Americans are affected by mental illness.  The month of May have been designated as National Mental Health Awareness Month. PsychU joins the national movement to raise awareness by hosting a series on Mental Wellness Across the Lifespan. The series will include providers and leaders from our supporting organizations that will share and highlight some of their work and resources available for specific age groups, as well as other at-risk populations.

In this recording, Paul Gionfriddo, President and CEO of Mental Health America (MHA), the oldest national mental health advocacy organization in America, will share and provide insights on MHA mental health resources and initiatives for the youth and older adults.

For more information on Mental Health America resources that were discussed during the recording, please visit the links below.

www.mhanational.org/mental-health-healthcare-workers-covid-19

www.mhanational.org/mental-health-and-covid-19-what-mha-screening-data-tells-us-about-impact-pandemic#SuicidalIdeationandThoughts

www.screening.mhanational.org/youth/

www.screening.mhanational.org/content/youth-mental-health-facts/

www.mhanational.org/covid19/older-adults

www.mhanational.org/depression-older-adults

Featuring:

  • Paul Gionfriddo
    President and CEO of Mental Health America (MHA), PsychU Section Advisor for Stigma
  • Becky Wong, PharmD, MBA
    Senior Medical Science Liaison, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

Paul Gionfriddo is paid consultants of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.
Becky Wong, PharmD, MBA, is a paid employee of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

PsychU is supported by Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. (OPDC), Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. (OAPI), and Lundbeck, LLC – committed supporters of the mental health treatment community. The opinions expressed by PsychU’s contributors are their own and are not endorsed or recommended by PsychU or its sponsors. The information provided through PsychU is intended for the educational benefit of mental health care professionals and others who support mental health care. It is not intended as, nor is it a substitute for, medical care, advice, or professional diagnosis. Health care professionals should use their independent medical judgement when reviewing PsychU’s educational resources. Users seeking medical advice should consult with a health care professional. No CME or CEU credits are available through any of the resources provided by PsychU. Some of the contributors may be paid consultants for OPDC, OAPI, and / or Lundbeck, LLC.

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