Former First Lady, Mental Health Experts Discuss Veterans’ NeedsFormer First Lady Rosalynn Carter and military and mental health experts Dr. Mary Jo Larson and Dr. Michael Schoenbaum will discuss “Myths and Misconceptions about Mental Health in Military Veterans” in a Veteran’s Day edition of the J. Rhodes Haverty Lecture.
The event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited and reservations are required.
Carter, the wife of former President Jimmy Carter, is the co-founder of The Carter Center. Larson is a senior scientist at The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University, and Schoenbaum is the senior adviser for Mental Health Services, Epidemiology, and Economics at the National Institute of Mental Health’s Office of Science Policy, Planning and Communication.
The Haverty Lecture is sponsored by the Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions at Georgia State University. The lecture was established in 2003 to honor the career of Dr. J. Rhodes Haverty, the founding dean of the College of Health and Human Sciences, the predecessor to The Lewis School.
WHEN: Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 7 p.m.
WHERE: Rialto Center for the Arts, 80 Forsyth St., NW.
Director of Communications, The Lewis School