Free online conferences will explore COVID-19’s mental health ramifications, particularly for communities of color
Friday, August 28, 2020
Two free online conferences will bring national authorities to discuss COVID-19’s effects on mental health.
Mental Health America has partnered with Kaiser Permanente to offer “Moving Upstream: Prevention and Early Intervention.” The virtual conference from 9 a.m. to noon Pacific time on Tuesday, Sept. 1, will explore how to address the pandemic’s developing suicide and mental health crisis and how to meet the needs of underserved students.
Mental Health America, a national nonprofit dedicated to Americans’ mental health needs, will hold its annual conference Thursday and Friday, Sept. 3 and 4. “COVID-19, Mental Health and the Need for Equity” will focus on the coronavirus’s effects on mental health, particularly among communities of color.
Mental Health America is a collaborating organization for the National School Boards Association Center for Safe Schools.