Mental Health and Substance Abuse Conference

A Community Conversation About Mental Health and Substance Abuse

Agenda

Come join the University of Maryland Medical System and the University of Maryland, Baltimore to learn more about mental health and wellness!  This FREE event will feature a variety of experts in the field of mental health who not only have personally battled with their own mental health disorders, but also have experience treating patients and helping them get on the road to recovery.

If you have ever felt anxiety, depression, or known someone with a mental health illness, you will not want to miss this opportunity to engage with experts and gain valuable tools on how to lead a healthy life - mentally and physically.

JOIN US FOR A DISCUSSION ON:

  • Mood Disorders
  • Trauma & Violence
  • Addiction & Substance Abuse
  • Mental Wellness & Recovery
  • Elderly, Maternal & Child Mental Health
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Depression & Anxiety
  • Domestic Violence

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

Kay Redfield Jamison, Ph.D.

Dr. Jamison is an American author and clinical psychologist who has suffered from bipolar disorder since early adulthood. Dr. Jamison personally struggled with severe mania, depression, and suicide for decades, so she provides a unique insight into the clinical and non-clinical challenges of people with serious mood disorders. Join us as Dr. Jamison addresses our community to debunk the myths surrounding mental health and wellness.



 

For information about future community health events, email communityhealth@umm.edu