Dr. David Satcher: Four Life Facts Can Be Mental Health Indicators

16th U.S. Surgeon General Speaks at Fulton DeKalb Hospital Authority’s Dec 8th Public Forum (Nov 21, 2014) An internationally respected and locally based medical expert suggests there are four indicators that determine your mental health. None of them require a permanent, sustained or unnatural state of forced happiness. Instead, the founder of the Atlanta based […]

FDHA’s 3rd ANNUAL HEALTH SUMMIT SESSION OUTLINE

ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR FDHA SUMMIT AND TOWN HALL PUBLIC FORUM view Eventbrite on this site Town Hall Public Forum 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. December 8th, Atlanta Marriott Marquis David Satcher M.D., Ph.D. FAAFP, FACPM, FACP  16th Surgeon General of the United States  Regina Benjamin,  M.D. 18th Surgeon General of the United States Paul Gionfriddo President/CEO […]

IYANLA VANZANT MODERATES PUBLIC FORUM SESSION OF FDHA HEALTH SUMMIT

Internationally known author, inspirational speaker and television personality, Iyanla Vanzant, will moderate the 2014 Fulton DeKalb Hospital Authority public health forum on the topic of mental health. Iyanla hosts a syndicated television program, Iyanla, Fix My Life, which helps people face emotionally charged challenges.   She is a frequent guest teacher on Oprah’s Lifeclass which airs […]

ACCURATE INFORMATION ABOUT EBOLA CAN PREVENT PANIC

ACCURATE INFORMATION ABOUT EBOLA CAN PREVENT PANIC   (October 20, 2014)  Atlanta has earned international headlines because the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has successfully sent  three health care workers infected with the ebola virus to Emory University hospital in Atlanta, GA.  for treatment.    But rumors and theories about how the virus spreads […]

FDHA’s December Health Summit Helps Public Discover Services Available to Treat Mental Illness

A healthy person helps build a healthy community. In Atlanta, the FDHA understands that every MIND MATTERS.  That is the reason the 3rd Annual Health Summit in 2014 will focus on the topic of mental illness. Thomas W. Dortch, Jr., FDHA Chairman of the Board says, “People who live and work in a major urban […]

THE FDHA JOINS FULTON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE for a DAY of H.Y.P.E.

The chaplain’s program of the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department will host a HYPE (Helping Youth Prosper and Evolve) day of activities on October 11, 2014.  The Fulton DeKalb Hospital Authority will partner with the group.   Activities will include free tablet giveaways in addition to a free breakfast and lunch. The HYPE program takes place […]

THE FDHA BOOSTS COMMUNITY BASED HEALTH INITIATIVES

THE FDHA BOOSTS COMMUNITY BASED HEALTH INITIATIVES 2014 Grantee Recipients Announced   (17Sept2014)  Twenty-nine Atlanta based organizations received an official  FDHA notification about   being the recipient of a 2014 grant.  Each amount awarded will local organizations achieve objectives designed to make the metro area a better place to live. The Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority has awarded […]

3rd ANNUAL HEALTH SUMMIT DELIVERS DYNAMIC AGENDA on DECEMBER 8th

CE or CME Credits for Professionals, Two Former U.S. Surgeon Generals Confirmed for Public Forum There are many faces to mental illness. It affects those individuals who suffer mental disease and those who know them. The FDHA urges everyone to attend its 3rd Annual Health Summit for a day of insights and thought-provoking discussion exploring […]

2014 GRANTEES

AID Atlanta, Inc. Authur M. Blank Family Youth YMCA Branch Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta Brighter DeKalb Foundation, Inc. CaringWorks, Inc. Carrie Steele-Pitts Home, Inc. Center for Pan Asian Community Services Center Helping Obesity in Children Successfully (CHOICES) Clark Atlanta University Student Health Services Diabetes Association of Atlanta, Inc. Emory Alzheimer’s Disease Research […]