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As a behavioral health professional, how can you improve services for your clients with mental illness and addictions? Join SAMHSA’s Program to Achieve Wellness on Thursday, April 27 from 1 to 2pm EST for Using Public Health Approaches to Promote & Protect the Whole Health of Individuals with Behavioral Health Conditions to get answers to this question and more.

Attendees will learn how to use evidence-based, innovative public health interventions to improve the overall health of clients with mental and/or substance use disorders, including those experiencing serious mental illness. Attendees will also learn how to make the case for integrating primary care and behavioral health to improve overall population health and address social determinants of health.

The following speakers will provide real-world examples, such as a clinic that integrated primary and behavioral health services to become a one-stop shop to address all their client’s health needs.

  • Shelina D. Foderingham, MPH, MSW, Assistant Vice President, Practice Improvement, National Council for Behavioral Health
  • Nick Szubiak, LCSW, Director, Clinical Excellence in Addictions, Integrated Health Consultant, National Council for Behavioral Health
  • Jennifer L. Ludwig, MS, Deputy Director, Tri-County Health Department



April 27, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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