Webinar

Stepping Up: Connecting People Who Have Serious Mental Illnesses to Care: Telehealth and Other Strategies

Jul. 7, 2020 , 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Contact Nastassia Walsh (202) 942-4289
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    Stepping Up: Connecting People Who Have Serious Mental Illnesses to Care: Telehealth and Other Strategies

    As telehealth expands, communities across the country are looking for information on how best to facilitate connections to care for people with serious mental illnesses being discharged from jail. Join the Stepping Up partners for a webinar focused on increasing connections to care in a changing world, featuring tips and strategies directly from counties. 

    This webinar will take place Tuesday, July 7, at 2 p.m. ET and will feature several panelists:

    • Christopher Seeley, Program Director, School and Justice Initiatives, American Psychiatric Association Foundation 
    • Edward Kaftarian, MD, Chairman and CEO, Orbit Health Telepsychiatry
    • Daphne Kendrick, Adult Mental Illness Division Director, Central Alabama Wellness, Shelby County, Ala.

     

    Note: This webinar is being organized by NACo's Stepping Up partners, The Council of State Governments Justice Center.

    As telehealth expands, communities across the country are looking for information on how best to facilitate connections to care for people with serious mental illnesses being discharged from jail.
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    The Stepping Up Initiative

    In May 2015, NACo and partners at the CSG Justice Center and APA Foundation launched Stepping Up: A National Initiative to Reduce the Number of People with Mental Illnesses in Jails.
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