Clinical and Peer Experts Share Insights on Transitioning Individuals through Continuum of Care and Independent Living
Co-Sponsored by the New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies and its Life Sciences and Innovation Council
June 9, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Department of Human Services, First Floor Conference Room
222 S. Warren St., Trenton, NJ
Keynote Presentation: Advances in and Benefits of Personalized Medicine
Reynold Panettieri, MD, Professor and Vice Chancellor for Translational Medicine and Science, and Director of the Rutgers Institute for Translational Medicine and Science
Panel Discussion: Providers' Roles and Importance of Collaboration in Transitioning Clients
A pharmacist, an advocate with experience in Accountable Care Organizations, children's and adults' mental healthcare providers and home
care provider will share their insights on how providers in these diverse settings contribute to individuals' positive transitions from hospitals to services in community settings that foster their ongoing progress toward wellness, recovery and independence. They will reinforce the importance of collaboration among providers and share recommendations to foster such partnerships.
Opioid Overdose Recovery Program/ Intervention after Narcan Reversal
Substance use treatment, recovery and prevention specialists will discuss how they engage individuals into treatment - for example, after reviving individuals from heroin or opiate overdoses - and help ensure they continue with treatment and post-treatment services to maintain sobriety.
Panel Discussion: Two-Way Benefits to Gain, Challenges to Overcome
Mental healthcare and substance use treatment providers, including peers - those who have lived experience with one or both types of disorders - will demonstrate the importance of peers in motivating, guiding and supporting individuals through all phases of treatment and recovery, including any setbacks that may occur. They will illustrate how both peers and the individuals they work with benefit from working with each other.
Insurance Companies' Roles in Fostering Recovery
Tom Lane, CRPS, Senior Director, Consumer and Recovery Services, Magellan Health, will describe initiatives that healthcare management
organizations are undertaking to further support individuals' progress toward wellness, recovery and independence.
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