Lunch & Learn Speaker Series

July 14, 2021 - Teresa Rummans, Keynote Speaker

Mental Health Hydration Lunch & Learn Speaker Series

COVID and Mental Health


Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT at Beach Church


Beach Church

325 7th Avenue North, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

Receive 1 CEU for Attending

1 Free CEU for the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling are provided by the Northeast Florida Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse.

Description of the Presentation

Over 20-30 minutes, the presentation on COVID and mental health will focus on how COVID has directly impacted mental health through biological changes and indirectly impacted mental health through the psychosocial restrictions occurring due to COVID. With these developments, further discussion on what is occurring post COVID will follow. The remaining time will be for questions and discussion on what we can do to help address the growing problem impacting us all.

Teresa A. Rummans, MD Presenter Information

Teresa A. Rummans, M.D., is a consultant in the Department of Psychiatry and Psychology at Mayo Clinic in both Minnesota and Florida. Dr. Rummans received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Vanderbilt University and her M.D. from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She completed a residency in internal medicine and a residency in psychiatry with Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. She also completed a master’s degree in Medical Management through the University of Texas, Dallas.Dr. Rummans served as Chair for the Department of Psychiatry and Psychology at Mayo Clinic in Florida and Vice Chair for the Department of Psychiatry and Psychology at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. She holds the academic rank of Professor of Psychiatry, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, and was recognized with Distinguished Clinician in 2015 and the distinction of a named Professorship, the Donald C. and Lucy J. Dayton Professorship in 2016. She was elected both Secretary and then President of Mayo Clinic Staff, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, served as Chair of the Career and Leadership Development Committee at Mayo Clinic and was member of the Mayo Clinic Rochester Board of Governors. Outside of Mayo Clinic, she has served on the governing boards of the American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry, Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry and American College of Psychiatry.

Three Learning Objectives:

1)    Understand impact COVID has had directly on  mental health

2)    Understand the impact COVID has had indirectly on mental health

3)    Understand the lasting impact COVID is having on mental health

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