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 sectors to invest in information technology while adequately safeguarding consumers. This webinar will focus on HIT innovations and their application in rural communities. Presenters will provide information and resources relevant to rural communities and discuss considerations for informed planning and implementation of technology options including mobile apps for crisis management, bullying prevention, suicide prevention, and more.
Presenters: James Wright LCPC, Public Health Advisor, Suicide Prevention Branch, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Facilitator: Joyce K. Sebian M.S. Ed., Public Health Advisor, Mental Health Promotion Branch, SAMHSA/Center for Mental Health Services /Division of Prevention, Traumatic Stress, & Special Programs
For additional information or to register, please visit: http://preventionwebinar.com/