How COVID-19 Has Impacted the Global Psyche

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM, Wednesday, June 10, 2020 ・ Track Atlantic
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The impact of COVID-19 extends beyond its effect on physical health; the resulting changes in behavioral patterns and day-to-day functioning, together with tremendous healthcare and economic impact, is placing significant stress on mental health for people around the world. Data shows that large-scale disasters are almost always accompanied by increases in depression, PTSD, substance abuse and a broad range of other mental and behavioral disorders. It is important to recognize and mitigate the mental health epidemic that will almost certainly follow the COVID-19 pandemic.

Join this panel of mental health, advocacy and policy experts to discuss the actions that must be undertaken to advance prevention-focused mental health care and resilience as we go through and emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, and the importance of advocacy in mental health.
Sponsored By
Vice President of Innovation, Global Health and Policy Communication
Johnson & Johnson Innovation
Global Therapeutic Area Head, Neuroscience
Johnson & Johnson
Mental Health Innovation Network
Dean of the Faculty, Angelopoulos Professor in Public Health and International Development
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Harvard Kennedy School