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School Mental Health Initiative in Idaho Leads to Greater Mental Health Integration In Schools

Over the last year, the Northwest School Mental Health Team has been providing training and technical assistance in Idaho. As a result of those efforts and collaborations, our partners, like Optum, are emphasizing school mental health within an integrated framework in rural Idaho schools. 

Read their recently released case study on Enhancing Behavioral Health in Idaho Schools and preview an excerpt of the report below.
 

November 19th is National Rural Health Day 2020

November 19th is National Rural Health Day 2020

Creating A Recovery-Ready Community Webinar

The Addiction Peer Recovery Center of Excellence (APR CoE) will be hosting the webinar Creating A Recovery-Ready Community on Monday - October 26, 2020 from 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Central Time.

This webinar will explore the recovery-ready ecosystems model and community framework from the individual level to the policy level. The speaker will present information about models of peer-delivered recovery support services, including recovery community organizations, recovery housing, recovery high schools, employment and education, and re-entry support services.

COVID-19 response: IHS and University of Mexico offering TeleECHOs

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, IHS has partnered with the University of New Mexico (UNM) to provide TeleECHOs for members of the healthcare team. TeleECHOs are interactive virtual sessions that focus on working through real patient and system level challenges.
Specific ECHOs Include (click each to download):

IHS COVID-19 ECHO
Mental Health and Resiliency ECHO
Substance Use Disorders & Chronic Pain ECHO
IHS Community Health ECHO  
To learn more, visit their website.