Jul - Dec


Connecting People Who Have Serious Mental Illnesses to Care—Telehealth and Other Strategies

Past Event
July 7, 2020, 2:00pm , Eastern

Hosted by The Council of State Governments Justice Center with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance.

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. This webinar hosted by the Stepping Up partners focuses on increasing connections to care in a changing world, featuring tips and strategies directly from counties.

Presenters at this webinar included:

  • 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

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