Town Hall - Receiving Equitable Community Based Peer Services during COVID-19

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4-30-2021

National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors’ Town Halls
The Division of Mental Health and Addiction team is pleased to announce a new partnership with the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors to offer a series of Town Halls that will help inform direct care staff around the country on successes, challenges, and innovation around the provision and receiving of behavioral health services during COVID-19. These forums will be held by peers and direct care staff from hospital, community based and congregant settings from around the country.

Please click here to register.

For questions regarding this series, contact Amy Brinkley at amy.brinkley@fssa.in.gov.

April 30, 2021 - Receiving Equitable Community Based Peer Services during COVID-19. Led by Tony Sanchez from Georgia/David Sanders from West Virginia
Time:  2:00 – 3:30 p.m. EDT
 
Receiving Equitable Community Based Peer Services during COVID-19 People receiving peer support services, especially, have been impacted greatly by this crisis. COVID-19 has brought with it additional challenges to individuals with restricted access to treatment, clinical staff, peer support, medications, and other activities that have been adjusted to minimize COVID -19 spread. In this session peer leaders and other direct care staff from around the country can expect to hear some of the challenges and successes people receiving peer services have experienced during COVID-19. This forum will also provide attendees the opportunity to share with one another creative ways they have received the peer support that they needed during this unprecedented time.

Additional Upcoming Town Halls
  • May 13, 2021 - Perspectives & Experiences from Inpatient and Individuals in Congregate Settings during COVID-19 Crisis. Led by Nanette Larson from Illinois/Amanda Saake from New York
  • May 26, 2021 - Innovative Practices to Support Hospital Staff during COVID-19 Crisis – Part 2. Led by staff from NJ, CA and MD
 

Location Details
Online