Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO Bernard J. Tyson discussed mental health, the social determinants of health and Kaiser Permanente’s always-active expansion strategy with Southern Bureau Chief Dave Barkholz in San Francisco. To read an edited transcript, click here.
Kaiser Permanente, the nation’s largest integrated health system, has made mental-health awareness a priority, as it seeks to promote the total health of the individuals and communities it serves. Even though depression and other mental health issues are common, they can be difficult to talk about. Kaiser Permanente’s “Find Your Words” public health awareness campaign focuses on TV, radio and online messages that talk about depression in an honest and inspiring way.