To inform health promotion and wellness interventions in communities nationwide, CIHS engaged Stephen Bartels, MD, MS, and the Dartmouth Health Promotion Research Team to complete a compressive research review of nutrition and fitness interventions for people with mental illness who are obese. Dr. Bartels will discuss the research review and its implications.
Target Audience: Integrated healthcare providers; health educators; others interested in wellness approaches for people with serious mental illnesses
Learn about the existing research on nutrition and fitness interventions for people with serious mental illness who are overweight.
Gain insight into the characteristics of interventions with proven success.
Hear recommendations for integrating effective health promotion interventions to improve the health outcomes of this vulnerable population.
Ask questions and participate in dialogue on health promotion strategies
Stephen Bartels, MD, MS
About the Center The SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions, run by the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare under a cooperative agreement from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is funded jointly by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and the Health Resources Services Administration. The Center promotes the development of integrated primary and behavioral health services to better address the needs of individuals with mental health and substance use conditions, whether seen in specialty behavioral health or primary care provider settings.