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Social Determinants Sessions at the Annual Meeting

  • May 17, 2022

Learn how understanding the social determinants of mental health might help you re-conceptualize mental illness and rethink the best approaches to helping your patients and the disparities they face. Social determinants sessions in the program are listed below, by date. For more information, including session descriptions, times, and speakers, refer to Session Search.

More on this year's Annual Meeting theme, The Social Determinants of Mental Health here.

Saturday, May 21

  • How Federal Legislation Can Improve Mental Health in America: Major Acts with Impacts on the Social Determinants of Mental Health
  • Life in ACES: An Innovative Training Strategy to Teach Social Determinants of Health and Adverse Childhood Experiences
  • Social Factors in Proactive Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry: Experience in the US and UK
  • Food for Mood: The “S.A.D.” Diet and the Social Determinants Affecting Mental Health
  • Social Determinants of Substance Use Disorders During COVID Time
  • Integrating Social Determinants of Health to Improve the Delivery of Mental Health Care
  • Measuring and Mitigating Structural Determinants of Mental Health Among Intersex People, LGBTQIA+ Frontline Health Care Workers, and Transgender Youth
  • Social Determinants of Mental Health and the Climate Crisis: Focusing on Rural and Indigenous Settings

Sunday, May 22

  • Addiction Research and Discrimination: The Need for a New Paradigm
  • Trauma in Crescent City: The Intersection of Social Determinants and Racial Injustice in New Orleans

Monday, May 23

  • Bringing an Interdisciplinary Lens to the Social Determinants of Mental Health
  • Social Determinants of Mental Health: Task Force Report
  • The Structural Determinants of Mental Health: Clinical Care, Education and Research
  • An Antiracist Approach to Teaching Social Determinants of Mental Health Curriculum for Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists
  • Social Determinants of Mental Health: Perspectives From the World Psychiatric Association
  • Exploring Social Determinants of Firearm Access and Suicidality Among Children and Adolescents

Tuesday, May 24

  • Social Determinants of Mental Health: Clinical Assessment and Structurally Competent Treatment Interventions
  • Maps, Games, and Formulations: Educating Trainees and Faculty to Address Social Determinants of Mental Health 
  • Adapting to a Dynamic Landscape: Robust Strategies for Incorporating Social Determinants of Mental Health Into Psychiatric Practices in the Military
  • Learning From the Global South: Psychiatrist Task-Sharing, Community Empowerment, and Population Impact
  • Leadership as a Social Determinant of Wellness: Lessons for Physician-Leaders From the U.S. Army Leadership Doctrine
  • Meaning-Making, Transformation, and Structural Racism: Global Lessons Learned From the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Racism: The Social Determinant of Mental Health
  • Why Didn’t Y’all Just Evacuate? Examining the Effects of Systemic Racism and Social Disparities on Patients During the Pandemic and Natural Disasters

Wednesday, May 25

  • Depression, COVID-19, and the Social Determinants of Health in Women from Latinx/Hispanic America
  • International Social Determinants of Health as Displayed in Psychiatric Emergency Services: Relevance to Patients
  • What Is a Public Health Approach to the Social Determinants of Mental Health?
  • Scaling-Up Comprehensive Mental Health Care Using Digital Tools Can Decrease Global Mental Health Disparities and Associated Social Determinants

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