Investing in Healthy Minds
This talk will provide an overview of research in the Healthy Minds Network, a growing national initiative to collect and disseminate data and evidence related to college student mental health. The talk will address questions such as: Are mental health concerns increasing in college populations? What are the greatest needs in this area? What are the best opportunities to improve student mental health?
Daniel Eisenberg is a health economist and professor at University of Michigan. His goal is to improve understanding of how to invest effectively in the mental health of young people, particularly college age populations. He directs the Healthy Minds Network (www.healthymindsnetwork.org), which conducts a national survey of student mental health and develops digital media interventions.