Event Details

Seminar: Taking Care of Societal Ills: Strategies for assessing and coordinating addiction and mental health care in the hospital setting.

Gain Insight on The Latest Clinical Approaches

Mental health care and substance use disorder are two of the most troublesome care issues hospitals face today. In this complimentary seminar you’ll hear from the leaders who are implementing several of the most innovative, evidence-based approaches to these challenges in Northern New England.

In one information-packed afternoon, you’ll learn:

  • The clinical, financial, personnel and operational factors that are keys to a successful Integrated Behavioral Health model.
  • How an Acuity Scale provides an objective tool for decision-making when considering a new admission into an existing mix of patients given the level of skilled nursing staff available in the care environment.
  • How telepsychiatry can be used to support primary care practices and emergency departments in real-time prescription of appropriate medications, recommendations for referrals and guidance for discharge.
  • How a Hub and Spoke model for treating opioid use disorder is leveraging behavioral health expertise to deliver individualized treatment, including medication, counseling and behavioral therapies for patients in the full array of care environments — from specialty residential programs to primary care offices.

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Time & Location

Woodlands Club
39 Woods Road
Falmouth, ME