Technology has become increasingly important in the recovery process for those with mental health disorders.
How to Build and Sustain a Viable Statewide Consumer-run Organization
Actual Webinar Title: “Creating Systems Change in the Provision of Services and Supports to Individuals Who Experience Co-Occurring Mental Illness and Intellectual Disabilities”
Individuals with an opioid use disorder (OUD) frequently suffer from serious mental illness (SMI). Over half of patients with bipolar affective disorder and schizophrenia have a co-occurring SUD. Co-occurring disorders, however, can be difficult to manage in a fragmented treatment system.
Competency Services - A number of Protection and Advocacy agencies have encountered problems with competency determination systems that leave a person with a psychiatric disability trapped and forgotten.
Children with behavioral health disorders often experience challenges in general education settings, sometimes resulting in placement in alternative settings.
The actual title is: The Pivotal Role of Medicaid in Enhancing State Services for Individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and Co-Occurring Behavioral Health Disorders: Advancing Collaborations between Medicaid, Mental Health, and Developmental Disability State Authorities
In 2015, the Oregon Health Authority, found that there was a growing issue with children, youth and young adults being boarded in the Emergency Departments associated with hospital systems. After looking at the data, and learning about the unique challenges this was presenting for children and families a new program known as the Emergency Department Diversion began.