Making Connections: Promoting Mental Wellness & Reducing Adverse Childhood Experiences

  • Venue: Valley River Inn
    Eugene, Oregon
  • Date: November 4-6, 2014
  • Price: $230 Early Bird Registration

Sponsored by Lane County H&HS, Trillium Community Health Plan and the Oregon Health Authority

Three day conference
Robert F. Anda, MD, MS: “The Science of ACEs: Balancing Risk and Opportunity”
Laura Porter: “The Magnitude of the Solution”
Joel B. Bennett, Ph.D.: “Resilience to Thriving to Flourishing: Preferences Anyone?”
Corey Keyes, Ph.D.: “Promoting Mental Health to Prevent Mental Illness: If Not Now, When?”

Increase understanding about mental wellness: the connection to our overall health
Learn about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): the cutting-edge research, impacts on adult health, and effective strategies to reduce ACEs
Reflect on our work
Apply the science behind what we know is effective
Develop new strategies
Enhance current approaches