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Archived Webinars

To access archived webinars in the Rural Behavioral Webinar Series, please click on the titles listed below and you will be taken to the audio recording and/or power points for the selected webinar presentation.

Wed, 16 Aug 2017

Description: This webinar will highlight efforts in the state of Alaska to implement initiatives and projects related to suicide awareness, prevention and post-prevention programming. Additionally, strategies to effectively engage communities and alternative school coalitions in... Read more »

Wed, 21 Jun 2017

Description: This webinar provides information about the strategies of two rural communities has they responded to natural disasters.


  • Learn about the efforts of two rural communities responding to natural disasters;
  • Learn... Read more »
Wed, 17 May 2017

Description: This webinar will feature a dynamic live interview with a system of care community providing culturally and linguistically competent behavioral health services in a rural community.

Objectives: Participants in today’s webinar will:

Wed, 08 Mar 2017

Description: This webinar will highlight Depression in Mothers: More Than the Blues Toolkit, developed by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), in partnership with experts in the fields of mental health and maternal and... Read more »

Wed, 14 Sep 2016

Description: This webinar will provide information about the efforts of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration in meeting the behavioral health needs of military and veteran families with a focus on maternal and child health.  SAMHSA’s Military and... Read more »

Wed, 31 Aug 2016

Description: The Community School framework creates unique opportunities for the delivery of comprehensive wrap-around services and supports for children, youth and their families in rural communities.  This webinar will focus on the overall approach of a community schools... Read more »

Wed, 27 Jul 2016

Description: The creation of strong multi-systems partnerships can provide access to mental health services and supports for children and youth that promote well-being and ensure that those who are at risk are identified early, enabling them to stay in school, graduate and go on... Read more »

Wed, 29 Jun 2016

Description: Supporting systems in rural communities to address their lack of resources and build capacity to address the behavioral health needs of children, youth and families often requires innovative approaches. Faith communities frequently assume such a role. The Open Table... Read more »

Wed, 26 Aug 2015

Description: Innovations in health information technology (HIT) and communications are transforming mental health care in America and bringing exciting opportunities that benefit rural communities.  SAMHSA has developed new resources that will encourage the public and private... Read more »

Wed, 19 Aug 2015

 Description: Exposure to trauma and violence contributes to unhealthy environments and adversely impacts learning and educational outcomes for children and youth. Efforts to address the social/emotional and education needs of these students require strategies that are trauma... Read more »


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