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CVS Health Live: Bringing mental health services to underserved communities

August 01, 2022

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, nearly 53 million people in the U.S. live with a mental illness and about 50% of them are not receiving the help they need. On the latest episode of CVS Health Live, panelists from CVS Health and Mental Health America discussed how to address mental health care inequities among historically underserved communities and how we are working together to provide equitable mental health care for all.

Moderated by Jessica DaMassa, Health Innovation Reporter, panelists Joneigh Khaldun, M.D., Vice President and Chief Health Equity Officer, CVS Health; Jill Carlton, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, Behavioral Health Associate Manager, Aetna, a CVS Health company; and Allissa Torres, Director of Mental Health Equity, Mental Health America.​