The Healthy Minds Network: Population-level Approaches to Adolescent and Young Adult Mental Health
Monday, 12/07/2015. ARCHIVED EVENT
Location: 6050 ISR Thompson St
Daniel Eisenberg will present the latest findings from the Healthy Minds Network (www.healthymindsnetwork.org) regarding the prevalence of mental health symptoms, service use, and related issues in college populations. The Healthy Minds survey has included over 100 colleges and universities in recent years, including community colleges as well as universities in other countries such as Qatar, Lebanon, and Canada. He will also describe research on population-level interventions to increase help-seeking and promote mental health among college students.
Daniel Eisenberg is an Associate Professor of Health Management and Policy in the School of Public Health, and a Faculty Associate at the Population Studies Center in the Institute for Social Research. His training is in economics and mental health services research. His broad research goal is to improve understanding of how to invest effectively in the mental health of young people, particularly college students. He directs the Healthy Minds Network (HMN) for Research on Adolescent and Young Adult Mental Health (www.healthymindsnetwork.org). HMN's projects include national survey studies regarding college student mental health as well as technology and media-based interventions.