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Closing the Mental Health Treatment Gap in South Africa

Type: Event
Start Date: August 14, 2019 12:00 PM
End Date: August 14, 2019 01:00 PM
Location: CHS 14-214U
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Presented by the Center for HIV Identification, Prevention and Treatment Services and the Department of Family Medicine at UCLA

Talk title: "Closing the mental health treatment gap in South Africa: A snapshot of evidence-based interventions including integrating mental health services into HIV care"

Katherine Sorsdahl, PhD
Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health
University of Cape Town

RSVP at bit.ly/CHS14214U 
*A light lunch will be provided*

Professor Katherine Sorsdahlis the Co-Director of the Alan J. FlisherCentre for Public Mental Health in the Department of Psychiatry & Mental Health at the University of Cape Town. For the past 15 years, her work has focused on improving access to and the quality of care for people living with mental disorders, developing and adapting evidence-based mental health interventions for the South African context, and integrating evidence-based mental health services into health systems with a focus on task sharing.

For questions or more information, please contact CHIPTS at chipts@mednet.ucla.edu.

This event is hosted by CHIPTS and made possible by funds from NIMH (P30MH058107).

Department of Family Medicine 

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