National HIA Meeting 2013 - Breakout Session

Integrating Mental Health Considerations into Health Impact Assessments

National HIA Meeting 2013 - Breakout Session

OVERVIEW

This full session will highlight completed HIAs that incorporated mental health considerations and summarize discussions from a mental health workgroup of HIA practitioners.

Moderator:

Holly Avey, Human Impact Partners

Current Status of Mental Health in HIAs (PDF)

Presentations:

Holly Avey, Human Impact Partners

Mental Health Impact Assessment: A Tool for Advancing Health Equity (PDF)

Tiffany McDowell, Adler School of Professional Psychology

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Jonathan Heller, Human Impact Partners

The SOPHIA Mental Health Workgroup (PDF)

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