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Immigrant Mental Health Conference Set
mom and childRegister now for a mini-conference series on immigrant mental health.

“Immigrant Mental Health Mini-Conference Series: Exploring Solutions, Reducing Stigma” is set for Aug. 19, Sept. 16, and Oct. 21, 8 a.m.-noon at the Center for Changing Lives in Minneapolis, 2400 Park Ave. S. Cost is $50 per conference, $150 for the series.

Sponsored by Fairview Health Services, in collaboration with the University of Minnesota Program in Health Disparities Research, the sessions will explore these topics:

  • Aug. 19 What Works: Exploring solutions to the effects of war, separation and immigration-related trauma. Keynote: Cheryl Robertson, PhD, MPH, RN, Associate Professor in the University of Minnesota School of Nursing, is an expert on interventions that promote resilience within refugee and displaced populations.
  • Sept. 16 Overcoming Stigma: Role of academia, health care providers, policymakers and the community in improving mental health and access to mental health services. Keynote: Sue Abderholden, MPH, is Executive Director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Minnesota.
  • Oct. 21 One Size Does Not Fit All: Community-driven solutions to address behavioral health disparities in immigrant communities. Keynote: Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, MD, PhD, is an internationally renowned expert on mental health in ethnic populations and Director of University of California, Davis’ Center for Reducing Health Disparities.

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Choose from more than 4700 translated health education materials in the languages most commonly spoken in Minnesota. Quickly and easily download them to your computer if your organization is a member of the Exchange. Start here…