NJAMHAA Conference This Week Focuses on Addressing Social Determinants of Health to Achieve Better Health Outcomes

Reimagining Health Care, Virtual Conference October 29-30

October 26, 2020

Day 1 Highlights
* Keynote: Behavioral Health Policy and Practice: Post-COVID Innovation with Leana S. Wen, MD, MSc, Visiting Professor of Health Policy and Management, Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University; and Theresa Wilson, MSW, LCSW, President and CEO of South Jersey Behavioral Health Resources, Inc., Executive Vice President of Inperium of NJ and NJAMHAA Board Member
*Plenary: Investing in Social Determinants by Lori Herndon, RN, BSN, MBA, President and CEO, AtlantiCare
* Workshop Topics: Several on social determinants and others on predicting suicide risk; distinguishing psychotherapy from substance use counseling; building healthcare partnerships; establishing a comprehensive care solution; managing outcomes; achieving long-term sustainability; preparing for value-based payment; and more
* Plus, the Annual Courage & Compassion Awards Ceremony, featuring former NFL Safety Erik Coleman and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Ricky Byrd

Day 2 Highlights
* Keynote: The Behavioral Market – Disruption & Evolution and a workshop that will build on this discussion with a focus on strategies, both to be presented by John Talbot, Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS
* Plenary: State Leadership Panel moderated by Lilo Stainton, MA, Reporter, NJ Spotlight News, and featuring Carole Johnson, Commissioner, Department of Human Services, and Shabnam Salih, MPA, Director, Office of Health Care Affordability and Transparency, Office of the Governor
* Workshop Topics: improving medication adherence; using artificial intelligence in clinical programming; serving veterans; activating lifestyle mental health services; building health literacy; providing supported employment services; serving the justice-involved population; and retaining a peer workforce; and more

Click here for more program details and here to register to attend.

NJAMHAA in the News:

Final FY2021 Budget Sustains Most Behavioral Health Funding, Adds Investments

New Jersey's 2021 Budget Should Expand Mental Health Treatment

New Jerseyans Need More Mental Health Services in this Time of COVID-19

Coronavirus Resources

To help everyone stay informed about the coronavirus and recommendations that have been shared by various resources, NJAMHAA has consolidated resources. Click here to access links.

Race and Behaviroal Health Resources

NJAMHAA has compiled a list of resources related to race and mental health. Click here to access the links.



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