Showing posts from February 18, 2016

REMINDER: Register for SAMHSA's Webinars “Changing Lives Through Health IT: SAMHSA Grantee Experiences" 2/23 and "Using Technology to Enhance Addiction Treatment" 2/25

REMINDER! Join the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) , Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities (TASC) of Chicago, IL and First Choice Health Systems (FCHS) of Charleston, WV on Tuesday, February 23, 1:00-2:00 pm Eastern to learn about health IT innovations in behavioral health driving care improvement across the country. REGISTER TODAY: TASC and FCHS received SAMHSA grants to expand behavioral health care coordination through technology in their communities. Learn about the health IT innovations in place at their organizations, how they improve care delivery for patients, and ways to implement similar solutions in your community! Presenters:  <![if !supportLists]> ·          <![endif]> Dina Passman, MPH, LCDR, USPHS, SAMHSA Health IT Team Lead <![if !supportLists]> ·          <![endif]> Marina Uk, Director of Management Informa

Follow Up from Regional Call on 2/17

Hi Team, Thanks so much for the great regional call yesterday. Attached, please find the revised agenda; please note that the original agenda that was emailed yesterday did not include the regional meeting dates for Newark or Pittsburgh. They are now added. We are also including the attachments from the 1/21 and 2/11 national webinars. We consolidated these important resources so that you have everything in one place. Please note that almost everything that was reviewed yesterday was included in a previous national webinar. Therefore, we strongly encourage you to review the information below and use it as a reference tool to assist you with your work. Upcoming Webinars National Webinar: Thursday, February 25 th at 2pm EST: Homelessness Prevention ·          Registration Link: ·          Strategic allocation of Homeless Prevention funding is imperative in achieving and maintaining an end to homelessnes

SOAR Webinar: Presenting 2015 SOAR Outcomes and SOAR Superstars!

February 18, 2016 Presenting 2015 SOAR Outcomes  and SOAR Superstars! Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016 3:00pm-4:30pm EST The SOAR TA Center is thrilled to share results from the 2015 SOAR Outcomes Summary . ( Click here for a sneak preview of the results !) As we have done in past years, we will share national and state data and provide community examples in areas including; initial applications, appeals, cost savings and collaborations. You will learn which states have top approval rates! Presenters will include states that have achieved consistent outcomes and states that showed significant improvement in 2015. Presenters will also share their secrets to success and explain how your community can get there, too. This webinar is recommended for SOAR Providers, Coordinators, Leaders, and others in the community who would be interested in SOAR outcomes and successful SOAR states. Register here for the webinar.