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Last Updated: 9/15/2011

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Wellness Summit Papers and Presentations

The following pre-conference briefing documents were commissioned by CMHS/SAMHSA to guide the Summit's deliberations and provide input into the development of a national action plan:

Improving the Health of Mental Health Consumers:
Effective Policies and Practices

Anita Everett, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Jay Mahler; Janet Biblin; Rohan Ganguli, University of Pittsburgh; and Barbara Mauer, MCPP Healthcare Consulting, Inc.
Paper: [Word Format - 355 kb] [Rich Text Format - 529 kb]
Presentation: [PowerPoint Format - 174 kb] [Rich Text Format - 42 kb ]

Data to Manage the Mortality Crisis
Ron Manderscheid, Constella Group; Benjamin Druss, Emory University; and Elsie Freeman
Paper: [Word Format - 145 kb] [Rich Text Format - 151 kb]
Presentation: [PowerPoint Format - 53 kb] [Rich Text Format - 35 kb ]

The Quest for Optimal Health:
Can Education and Training Cure What Ails Us?

Peggy Swarbrick, Collaborative Support Programs of New Jersey; Dori S. Hutchinson. Boston Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation; and Kenneth Gill, University of Medicine and Dentistry, New Jersey
Paper: [Word Format - 145 kb] [Rich Text Format - 212 kb]
Presentation:[PowerPoint Format - 63 kb] [Rich Text Format - 55 kb ]

The following are presentations delivered at the Summit:

Opening Remarks
A. Kathryn Power, CMHS, SAMHSA
[Word Format - 49 kb] [Rich Text Format - 67 kb]

Defining Wellness: Key Elements, Principles and Barriers
Sarah Linde-Feucht, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
[PowerPoint Format - 2,416 kb] [Rich Text Format - 95 kb]

Promoting Wellness on the Individual Level
Lauren Spiro, National Coalition of Mental Health Consumer/Survivor Organizations
[Word Format - 46 kb] [Rich Text Format - 34 kb]

Morbidity and Mortality in People with Serious Mental Illness
Joseph Parks, National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors, Medical Director’s Council
[PowerPoint Format - 839 kb] [Rich Text Format - 151 kb]

Promoting Wellness for Mental Health Consumers:
The Role of Primary Care

Benjamin Druss, Emory University
[PowerPoint Format - 235 kb] [Rich Text Format - 32 kb]

National Wellness Summit for People with Mental Illness:
Federal Initiatives

Ken Thompson, CMHS, SAMHSA
[PowerPoint - 2,915 kb] [Rich Text Format - 20 kb]

Promoting Wellness - Saving Lives
Linda Rosenberg, National Council for Community Behavioral Health
[PowerPoint - 975 kb] [Rich Text Format - 52 kb]

Health and Wellness in the Future for People with Mental Illness
Barbara Mauer, MCPP Healthcare Consulting Inc.
[PowerPoint Format - 9,847 kb] [Rich Text Format - 81 kb]

Promoting Wellness at Academic and Research Settings
Rohan Ganguli, University of Pittsburgh
[PowerPoint Format - 20,732 kb] [Rich Text Format - 34 kb]


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