Pierluigi Mancini

Dr. Pierluigi Mancini, PhD, is a national and international consultant and speaker about mental health and addiction specializing in cultural and linguistic responsiveness, immigrant behavioral health, social and racial justice, health equity and health disparities. His new book “…And Healthcare for All – How to become a high-performing, equity-centric organization: A Practical Guide for Health Care Leaders’ has just been published and is being heralded as a timely and important book. It is available now in English and soon it will be available in Spanish at Amazon.com.

As a national consultant, Dr. Mancini has provided expert content on immigrant behavioral health and cultural and linguistic responsiveness to clients at the local, state and federal level. As an international consultant, he has provided guidance, mentorship and internships to psychology students in Mexico, has consulted in underage drinking prevention programs in Italy and consulted in Cuba, Mexico, Kosovo, Kuwait, Colombia and Argentina. He also led a project to train clinicians in Latin America who are taking care of the over 4 million displaced Venezuelans arriving in Colombia, Perú, Ecuador, Brazil, Panamá and other countries.

Dr. Mancini’s public service announcement and documentaries addressing Latino underage drinking, suicide and prescription drugs have won a combined six (6) EMMY ® awards. Dr. Mancini has been honored with the 2023 Advocate of the Year Award, the National Latinx Psychological Association Star Vega Distinguished Service Award; the UnidosUS (NCLR) – Helen Rodríguez- Trías Award for Health; and the Mental Health America “Heroes in the Fight” Award and was named one of the 50 Most Influential Latinos in Georgia. He is the Chair-Elect for Mental Health America National Board of Directors, serves on the Board of Directors for R.I. International and the Advisory Council for The Center for Victims of Torture.

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