Save The Date: March 25, 3:30-5:00pm ET Samhsa / HHRC Webinar
Webinar: Supporting the Mental Health and Treatment Needs of Individuals Experiencing Homelessness During COVID-19
March 25, 3:30-5:00pm ET
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic there has been an increase in mental health and substance use disorders in the United States. Join SAMHSA’s Homeless and Housing Resource Center in exploring equitable and culturally appropriate interventions to engage people experiencing homelessness in treatment and deliver services in non-congregate settings. Participants will hear from the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless and Central City Concern about the creative methods they have used during the pandemic. Participants will also learn self-care strategies from the National Council for Behavioral Health to avoid burnout during and after the pandemic.
- Dave Iverson, MD, Director of Psychiatry, Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, Denver, Colorado
- Eowyn Rieke, MD, MPH, Blackburn Medical Director, in conversation with Walter Bailey, Peer Counselor at the Imani Center, Central City Concern, Portland, Oregon
- Laura Leone, DSW, MSSW, LMSW, Integrated Health Consultant, National Council for Behavioral Health
The National Council for Behavioral Health and National Health Care for the Homeless Council contributed to the development of this webinar.
Sample social media language for the webinar:
- The #COVID_19 pandemic has exacerbated symptoms of mental health and substance use. Join SAMHSA’s Homeless and Housing Resource Center on March 25 at 3:30 p.m. ET to explore interventions used to engage people experiencing homelessness in treatment and help them practice self-care. Register today! https://bit.ly/3c2L677
- SAMHSA’s Homeless and Housing Resource Center will spotlight effective practices to address behavioral health challenges for persons experiencing homelessness and self-care strategies for essential workers on March 25 at 3:30 p.m. ET. Register today! https://bit.ly/3c2L677