SSSP 2019 Annual Meeting

Date: Friday, August 9

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:10 PM

Session 024: Applied Sociology and Mental Health
Room: Vanderbilt Suite

Sponsor: Society and Mental Health

Organizer: Angie P. Mejia, University of Minnesota, Rochester

Presider: Michael Branch, Syracuse University


“After the Easy Hard: Institutional Grieving after the Gun Violence Death of a High School Student,” Nora Gross, University of Pennsylvania

“Coming off Psychiatric Medication: Lay Expertise in the Making,” Kevser Pinar Ustel, University of Michigan

“Put Some ‘RESPECT’ in Mentoring Programs for High Risk Black Boys,” Quinn Gentry, Messages of Empowerment Productions, LLC

“Shifts in College Students’ Perceptions of Mental Health Issues and Resources,” Emily A. Ekl, Indiana University

“What Can Sociology Teach Mental Health Clinicians?” Angie P. Mejia, University of Minnesota, Rochester