Webinar - Mental Health Awareness Month: Working to Destigmatize Mental Health and MS

Thursday, May 26, 2022
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join MSAA and Dr. Fernando Cuascut, Doctor of Medicine and Master of Public Health, for this Mental Health Awareness Month discussion on the emotional, social, and psychological influences of mental wellness and MS.

Each year millions of people experience long-term and short-term challenges to managing mental health. Mental Health Awareness Month occurs each May to bring awareness about these experiences, address stigmas, and advocate for how to find support. During this one-hour presentation, Dr. Cuascut will discuss topics such as how mental health is related to multiple sclerosis, how mental wellness might contribute to shared decision-making, how social contexts might influence mental health, and approaches to reducing stigmas surrounding mental health.

As a friendly note, this program is for informational purposes only and should not be taken as individual medical advice. For information about finding mental health support services for you or someone you care about, please connect with your trusted healthcare provider or reach out to MSAA's Client Services Helpline for resources.

Fernando Cuascut, MD, MPHFernando Cuascut, MD, MPH is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Baylor College of Medicine, as well as the Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Clinic and Neurology Clerkship with Harris Health in Houston, TX. Dr. Cuascut attended the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras in San Juan earning his Doctor of Medicine (MD) and Master of Public Health (MPH). He completed his residency at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York, and Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine.

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