Mental And Behavioral Health: Unraveling Drivers Of The Gun Violence Epidemic
Gun violence manifests in different ways across the country, and it has many drivers. This session will examine the root causes of violence, exploring risk factors involving behavioral and mental health, the impact of trauma from violence exposure, and intervention and support strategies for healthcare providers.
The session was introduced and moderated by Ashwin Vasan, MD, PhD, Commissioner, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Michelle Hillman, Chief Campaign Development Officer, The Ad Council
Kim Smith, Director of Programs, University of Chicago Crime Lab
David Muhammad, Executive Director, National Institute for Criminal Justice Reform
Panel begins at 02:51:25.
Watch this video for highlights from the 2023 event.