Pierluigi Mancini, PhD
Integrated Health & Health Equity Consultant, National Council for Mental Wellbeing
One of the most sought after national and international consultants and speakers on mental health and substance use treatment, Dr. Mancini’s areas of expertise are cultural and linguistic competence, immigrant mental health and substance use treatment, social and racial justice, health equity and health disparities. He founded Georgia’s only Latino mental health and substance use treatment program in 1999 and has provided expert content to clients in the United States, Mexico, Italy, Colombia, Cuba and Kosovo. He led a project to train clinicians in Latin America for the 4 million displaced Venezuelans in the region. His work has won a combined six EMMY awards and has been named one of the 50 Most Influential Latinos in Georgia; honored with the NLPA Star Vega; the UnidosUS Helen Rodríguez-Trías; and the Mental Health America “Heroes in the Fight” Awards. He serves on the Mental Health America (MHA) Board and the boards of Wellstar Atlanta Medical Center and R.I. International.