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Dr. Jan Kasofsky, Capital Area Human Services District (2016)




Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-11-16

Duration: 00:27:55

Subjects: Mental Health | Health Care | Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | Kasofsky, Jan | Capital Area Human Services District


  • Kasofsky, Jan Speaker


A speech by Dr. Jan Kasofsky before the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on November 16, 2016. Dr. Kasofsky is the executive director of the Capital Area Human Services District. She discusses: the work of the Captial Area Human Services District; the spectrum of mental illnesses; the factors that contribute to behavioral health disorders; the challenges in accessing mental health care in the Baton Rouge area; and the local initiatives in place to lower the barriers to care.