Opportunities for Cities to Support Mental Health for All

Time: 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm

Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019

Theatre: Convention Center, Room 304A

21-11-2019 15:30 21-11-2019 16:45 America/Chicago Opportunities for Cities to Support Mental Health for All

Directing residents to mental health services has taken on new importance for city leaders who seek to improve strategies for emergency response and crisis stabilization and reduce jail populations. In addition, leaders play a role in dealing with the overlap with co-occurring issues such as substance abuse and homelessness. Join a discussion of effective approaches… Read more »

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Synopsis

Directing residents to mental health services has taken on new importance for city leaders who seek to improve strategies for emergency response and crisis stabilization and reduce jail populations. In addition, leaders play a role in dealing with the overlap with co-occurring issues such as substance abuse and homelessness. Join a discussion of effective approaches that cities and towns of all sizes have adopted, such as joint responses by first responders with clinicians and social workers, crisis intervention teams and triage centers. Learn about innovative approaches cities are leading across systems to improve effectiveness and outcomes for residents and stakeholders.

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