At 9:55 a.m. in the East Room, President Obama delivers opening remarks to the White House Mental Health Conference - you can watch the conference live at whitehouse.gov/live from approximately 9:30 am to 2:45 pm (EDT) today.
The President will also applaud the "dozens of commitments made by organizations representing media, educators, health care providers, faith communities, and foundations to increase understanding and awareness of mental health."
- White House announces new website focused on mental health:
"[T]oday the Administration is launching mentalhealth.gov, a new, consumer-friendly website with clear and concise tools to help with the basics of mental health, the signs of mental illness, how to talk about mental health, and how to get help. The website also includes a series of videos featuring celebrities and ordinary Americans whose lives have been touched by mental illness."