The annual J. Rhodes Haverty Lecture will be a panel discussion on the mental health issues facing our military veterans.
“Myths and Misconceptions About Mental Health in Military Veterans”
Wednesday, November 6, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
Rialto Center for the Arts, Georgia State University
Panelists include former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, Dr. Mary Jo Larson, military healthcare expert, Brandeis University and Dr. Michael Schoenbaum, Senior Advisor for Mental Health Services, NIMH. Mrs. Carter is the co-founder of The Carter Center. Dr. Larson is a senior scientist at The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University, and Dr. 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 lecture is free and open to the public. To reserve a seat, call (404) 413-1083 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and the number in party and either an email address or phone number where you can be reached in case of questions.
The Georgia State University Library has many additional resources available.
- Healing war trauma: A handbook of creative approaches.
- Unmet need for treatment of substance use disorders and serious psychological distress among veterans: A nationwide analysis using the NSDUH. Golub A, Vazan P, et al. Mil Med. 2013 Jan;178(1):107-14.
- Haunted by combat: Understanding PTSD in war veterans. RC552.P67 P38 2010
- Post deployment care for returning combat veterans. Spelman JF, Hunt SC, et al. J Gen Intern Med. 2012 Sep;27(9):1200-9.
- Lethal warriors: When the new band of brothers came home. RC552.P67 P545 2010
- Prevalence estimates of combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder: Critical review. Richardson LK, Frueh BC, Acierno R. Aust N Z J Psychiatry. 2010 Jan;44(1):4-19.
- War and health: Lessons from the Gulf War. RC552.P67 W375 2007
- Iraq and Afghanistan veterans: National findings from VA residential treatment programs. Cook JM, Dinnen S, et al. Psychiatry. 2013 Spring;76(1):18-31.
The Haverty 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 Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions.