Interview with Lise Van Sustern | APHA 2017 Annual Meeting & Expo

– Psychiatrist Lisa Van Susteren is here right now talking about the mental health effects of climate change. So how does it impact mental well-being? – Oh, boy. How much time have you got? Everything that has to do with climate change is potentially harmful to the public health. If you look simply starting with…

Consumer Engagement & HIV System Collaboration – City of Kansas City Missouri, Health Department

(piano music) – The moment when I realized that I needed to change or needed help was whenever I did not know where I was going to stay, or where I was going to be. I had nowhere to go and that was, it was, it was no fun. It’s not a good time. It…

Morehouse School of Medicine – The Master of Public Health Program

– At Morehouse School of Medicine we are leading the creation and advancement of health equity. Health equity means giving people what they need, when they need it, in the amount that they need it. We do this in a number of ways. Through our clinical enterprise, through research and discovery, and through our educational…

Saving Lives and Reducing Stigma – Lake Cumberland District Health Department

(somber music) – In rural America and most especially in rural Kentucky, the inappropriate use of controlled substances, particularly opioids, has exploded. There are few if any families that haven’t been impacted by some family member fallen prey to opioid use disorder, and it’s impact both on those individual families and on public health is…

Sustainable Solutions To Improve Health and Well-Being

(soft music) – Despite a lot of great work that’s been done over the years, there are disparities in health that still exist and are causing undue suffering and problems for minorities and other underserved groups. It’s really important to learn about disparities, document them, try to understand the fundamental causes. Most importantly is addressing…