Creating Supportive Systems to Improve Mental Health Outcomes for Young African American Boys (Non-CHLP)

September 20, 2018
11:00 am - 12:30 pm PDT / 2:00 - 3:30 pm EDT

This free event is a NNED Virtual Roundtable hosted by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, in collaboration with the HHS/Office of Minority Health with the goal of increasing awareness about the mental health needs and vulnerabilities of African American boys and about culturally appropriate mental health promotion and early intervention strategies.  The event will feature emerging data on the age-related disparities in mental health outcomes for African American boys and related policy and practice implications. Participants will learn about strategies for mental health promotion and early intervention that can be replicated in their respective communities.