Southern California Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Translating Science into Solutions for Better Health


The Way Forward: Advancing Mental Health Equity in California


  • WhenThursday, March 30, 08:30 AM

  • Where

    UCLA Luskin Conference Center; 425 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA  90095


UCLA will be hosting a one day conference that will focus on the importance of behavioral health research and its significance in bringing about policy changes & advancing mental health equity.

ALL ARE WELCOME, whether you’re a health or mental health provider, county agency, researcher, community member, patient or family. The conference is free to those who register on UCLA’s website: http://hss.semel.ucla.edu/coeconference/

What will be presented? (From UCLA’s website) This one-day conference aims to demonstrate the relevance of research to inform practice and policy in advancing mental health equity. They will cover the latest research and promising new directions, along with examples of real world applications and innovations made possible under the Mental Health Services Act.

Topics covered will include - framing mental health disparities, moving from research to practice and policy, innovations in technology, the criminalization of mental health in minority communities AND a facilitated discussion on how we can best move forward in addressing disparities.