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Overall Goal:

  • To increase awareness of mental illness as an important public health problem and the importance of mental health promotion and mental illness prevention.

Short Term:

  • To obtain better scientific information on mental health/mental illness through surveillance, epidemiology, and prevention research.
  • To translate research findings into disease prevention programs, policies, and systems.
  • To communicate research findings to appropriate audiences, including primary health care professionals, policy makers, and the public health community who work in disease prevention and health promotion.

Long Term:

  • To support full integration of mental health promotion and mental illness prevention and treatment with other disease prevention programs.


 

 
Contact Us:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    1600 Clifton Rd
    Atlanta, GA 30333
  • 800-CDC-INFO
    (800-232-4636)
    TTY: (888) 232-6348
  • Contact CDC-INFO
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