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SAMHSA Webinar
Criminal Justice and Serious Mental Illness: Moving to Patient-Centered Care

June 21, 2018

Join SAMHSA for a Technical Assistance Coalition webinar with the National Council for Behavioral Health for a discussion on the importance of patient-centered care for individuals with serious mental illness who are involved with the criminal justice system.

The webinar, to be held on Thursday, June 28 from 9:30 am – 11:00 am, will highlight the factors contributing to the current status of patient-centered care in the criminal justice system, gaps in the systems, how to improve access to care in the community, and the role of diversion programs such as Mental Health Courts and Drug Courts in decreasing criminalization of serious mental illness and substance use disorders.

Register for the Patient Centered Care Webinar.

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