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Achieve Mental Health Equity Update: Spring 2024

  • March 25, 2024
  • Diversity News and Updates

Welcome to Women’s History Month. This month, we are highlighting yet another phenomenal woman and mental health equity champion, Mary Hasbah Roessel, M.D.

In honor of Women’s History Month, I’d like to share a quote from Marian Wright Edelman: "If you don’t like the way the world is, you change it. You have an obligation to change it. You just do it one step at a time."

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Regina James, M.D.,
Chief, Division of Diversity & Health Equity,
Deputy Medical Director,
American Psychiatric Association

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Mental Health Equity Champion Spotlight: Mary Hasbah Roessel, M.D.

Dr. Roessel, a Navajo psychiatrist and a Distinguished Life Fellow of the APA, shares her experience on how to infuse cultural considerations of Indigenous peoples into psychiatric treatment.

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Looking Beyond Series: Mental Health Equity Fireside Chats

Join us for the final Looking Beyond Fireside Chat in the Voices for Change: Substance Use and Addiction in Minoritized & Marginalized Communities Series on Thursday, April 3, exploring Navigating the Virtual Crisis: Enhancing Awareness of Technology Addiction and its Impact on Suicidality in Youth of Color.

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New Podcast Featuring Conversations with Leading Women Psychiatrists

The new podcast series, Women in Psychiatry, will feature conversations with women psychiatrists from across the country, exploring their personal journeys in psychiatry and their experiences with work-life integration, mentorship, gender equity, and more.

Diversity and Health Equity Highlights at the Annual Meeting

We encourage psychiatrists and mental health professionals in attendance to seize the opportunity to deepen our understanding of diversity and health equity by attending.

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Supporting the Future of Psychiatry: Why mentorship can change the future of psychiatry

Mentorship in psychiatry is a pivotal force in shaping the future of psychiatry, offering invaluable guidance and support to those embarking on their professional journeys. Drawing from personal experiences, Manuel Faria of Stanford University shares the importance and benefits of mentorship programs for the next generation of mental health professionals.

Medical leadership for mind, brain and body.

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