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FEATURED MIND EXPERTS
Dr. Caroline Leaf
Dr. Caroline Leaf is a communication pathologist and cognitive neuroscientist, whose passion is to help people see the power of the mind to change the brain and find their purpose in life. She is the author of Switch On Your Brain, Think and Eat Yourself Smart, The Perfect You, and Think, Learn, Succeed, among many other books and journal articles, and her videos, podcasts, and TV episodes, have reached millions globally. She currently teaches at various academic, medical, and neuroscience conferences, as well as in churches around the world. Dr. Leaf, and her husband, Mac, live with their four children in Dallas and Los Angeles.
Dr. Sharmee Pratt
Sharmee Pratt is a certified life coach, spiritual advisor, international conference speaker, television host, prolific author, and an advocate for mental health wellness. She is the Founder and CEO of Sharmee's Mind Management School, where she focuses on a series of teachings and publications that deal with regaining your focus with a strong emphasis on emotional and mental wellness. Because of her passion for people to be whole in their soul, mind, and body, Sharmee has written several books on this subject: Breaking Free from Within, Crushing the Olive Will Release the Oil, Who or What's Persuading You, Illegal Access and her latest coaching and book collection, The Dangers of Interference.
Dr. Heather Henley
From domestic abuse victim to best-selling
author, Heather Henley is The Master of Crisis
Therapy – shaking up the broken, to swiftly
bring their junk to the surface to enable them
to deal with it now. She promotes mass healing
quickly (versus individual healing slowly) and
has a proven track record in getting amazing
results in the most hopeless situations – even
where others have failed. Heather knows that you are your past and until you have the right tools, you can’t ever fully live presently. She has more than twenty years of field experience in all areas of mental health. Getting her hands dirty in the trenches is where her heart has always gravitated. On the streets of Skid Row is where Heather honed her short term dynamic therapy, while interning alongside faculty of Pepperdine University and UCLA.
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According to the CDC (Centers Disease Control), problems with mental health are very common in the United States, with an estimated 50% of all Americans diagnosed with a mental illness or disorder at some point in their lifetime. Mental illnesses, such as depression, are the third most common cause of hospitalization in the United States for those aged 18-44 years old and adults living with serious mental illness die on average 25 years earlier than others.
According to NIMH (National Institute Mental Health), Mental illnesses are common in the United States. Nearly one in five U.S. adults live with a mental illness (51.5 million in 2019). Mental illnesses include many different conditions that vary in degree of severity, ranging from mild, to moderate to severe. Two broad categories can be used to describe these conditions: Any Mental Illness (AMI) and Serious Mental Illness (SMI).
According to WHO (World Health Organization), In recent years, there has been increasing acknowledgement of the important role mental health plays in achieving global development goals, as illustrated by the inclusion of mental health in the Sustainable Development Goals. Depression is one of the leading causes of disability. Suicide is the second leading cause of death among 15-29-year-olds. People with severe mental health conditions die prematurely – as much as two decades early – due to preventable physical conditions.
Despite progress in some countries, people with mental health conditions often experience severe human rights violations, discrimination, and stigma.
Many mental health conditions can be effectively treated at relatively low cost, yet the gap between people needing care and those with access to care remains substantial. Effective treatment coverage remains extremely low.
Increased investment is required on all fronts: for mental health awareness to increase understanding and reduce stigma; for efforts to increase access to quality mental health care and effective treatments; and for research to identify new treatments, and improve existing treatments, for all mental disorders. In 2019, WHO launched the WHO Special Initiative for Mental Health (2019-2023): Universal Health Coverage for Mental Health, to ensure access to quality and affordable care for mental health conditions in 12 priority countries, to 100 million more people.
This is why Dr. Heather Henley and Dr. Sharmee Pratt haven partnered, so that they could not only educate, but give hope to those who believe there is no hope. Their desire is to help restore minds, one person at a time! This is the first, of many, Mental Health Matters Symposiums. If you have any questions or concerns please don't hesitate to contact our team or you can reach out to a few resources that we have provided below.
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