Healthy People 2000 Progress Review
Mental Health and Mental Disorders
Date: July 8, 1999
Time: 2-4:30 p.m.
This will not be a live broadcast. This Web page displays the data and graphs that will be used at the progress review. A summary of the discussion will be presented in the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion's (ODPHP) Progress Report on this Healthy People priority area. A link to ODPHP's Web site is listed below.
Dr. David Satcher, Assistant Secretary for Health and Surgeon General, will be joined by a panel of experts representing the public and private health sectors. Dr. Edward Sondik, Director of the National Center for Health Statistics, Dr. Joseph Autry, Acting Deputy Administrator of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and Dr. Richard Nakamura, Deputy Director of the National Institute of Mental Health, will review the progress towards the targets for the objectives in the Mental Health and Mental Disorders priority area of Healthy People 2000. The participants will then engage in a discussion that focuses on three main topics:
- Mental Disorders and their Impact on the Global Burden of Disease
- Resilience, the Road to Health
- Access and Availability of Care under Managed Behavioral Health Systems