17 & 18

May 2019

Reducing Mental Health Disparities Through Sustaining and
Strengthening Healthy Communities: Increasing Knowledge through Research, Education and Practice

Our Mission

  • Develop synergistic relationships among stakeholders, caregivers, academicians, healthcare professionals and community partners

  • Foster dialogue and promote awareness of current trends in mental health treatment, practice, and research to achieve equity for mental health outcomes

  • Engage¬†physicians and allied health professionals in all medical specialties to expand their knowledge and participation in the care of those with mental illness

  • Encourage mental health advocacy and work towards the eradication of stigma and discrimination surrounding mental illness and mental health treatment

  • Improve access and treatment of mental health care through dissemination of information and resources that strive to achieve equity for mental health care comparable to other health care

  • Inform¬†public policy and educational initiatives that promote awareness about mental health issues



  • Help consistently

  • Optimize health

  • Promote mental health and wellness

  • Eradicate mental health disparities and mental illness stigmas

Health Sciences Center Partners