Western Region 

Mental Health & Nutrition Network

October 17-19, 2023

Las Vegas, NV

Be a part of the inaugural USDA funded mental health and nutrition network. Meet with experts in the fields of mental health and nutrition. Learn how mental health and nutrition intersect. 

We aim to address barriers to a healthy life at the intersection of mental health and nutrition.

Our Mission

To facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration among professionals and communities to cultivate innovative, practical solutions to improve food systems and strengthen mental health and nutrition integration. 

Network Objectives

To improve mental health outcomes across the lifespan through addressing diet quality and healthy food access. Healthy food access applies to more than food insecurity, it may include food swamps, food deserts, rural communities or other contextually defined situations where access to affordable, healthy food is limited.  

Conference Objectives


Short term goals

Long term goals