Tag Archives: Behavioral Health

April 2018

Activities in April

Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute:   Continued work on finalizing the Houston Endowment substance use disorder System Report and helping to develop MAT TA capacity for Texas. Dr. Minkoff gathering information for the report on the new naltrexone … Continue reading

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March 2018

Activities in March

Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee: Numerous telephone conferences to discuss how best to implement the ISMICC recommendations.   This culminated in an interdepartmental meeting coordinated by SAMHSA on March 28, where over 50 representatives of multiple federal … Continue reading

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February 2018

Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee: Beginning efforts to organize the federal interdepartmental implementation process for the ISMICC Recommendations.

Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute:   Dr. Minkoff and Dr. Cline contributed to the policy recommendations submitted by MMHPI to the state … Continue reading

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October 2017

Activities in October

Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee: (See previous descriptions and links for background). During October, the ISMICC group (of which Dr. Minkoff is a member) has kicked into high gear by organizing five major workgroups to provide … Continue reading

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Nebraska: Advancing Progress in the Entire State System

We were very excited to spend the week of March 2 in Nebraska, providing consultation, training and technical assistance in each of the regions. Ken visited Region 1 in Scottsbluff, in the far western part of the state, Region 2 … Continue reading

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Santa Barbara County: Integrated Structures and Approaches

On February 25-26, our system transformation consultation with Santa Barbara County resumed after a six-month hiatus, and we were delighted to be working with their new Behavioral Health Director, Alice Gleghorn, who comes to Santa Barbara from San Francisco. (We … Continue reading

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EMQ Families First: Value-driven Practice, Value-driven Change

On February 24, we were delighted to have the opportunity expand our work with EMQ Families First, which is working on organization-wide co-occurring capability. We began that work in 2014 in the Bay Region, which is primarily based in Santa … Continue reading

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Identifying Strengths at Creative Health Services, Pottstown, PA

We are really excited to be continuing our consultation project with Creative Health Services in Pottstown, PA. This project, which began in November and will be completed in April, is funded by the Pottstown Area Health and Wellness Foundation. Our … Continue reading

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Change Agent Speaks About Self Care

 

 Keris Myrick, MS, MBA, PhDc, is President and CEO of Project Return Peer Support Network. She has over 20 years experience in higher education administration and mental health program and organizational consultation and administration. Keris’ work on training components for … Continue reading

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Dr. Ken Minkoff on Value-Driven Systems Change

Dr. Ken Minkoff was recently interviewed for the Homelessness Resource Center newsletter. Continue reading

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