New Free E-Learning Program on Cultural Competency for Behavioral Health Professionals

The Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health (OMH) announced a new, free and accredited e-learning program: Improving Cultural Competency for Behavioral Health Professionals. The program, available via OMH’s Think Cultural Health website, is designed to develop behavioral health providers’ knowledge and skills related to culturally and linguistically appropriate services (CLAS).  This online program […]

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Webinar: Integrating Behavioral Health Care in a Primary Care Practice

According to SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration), people with mental and substance abuse disorders may die decades earlier than the average person, mostly from untreated and preventable chronic illnesses like hypertension, diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease. Primary care settings are a gateway to the behavioral health system, and primary care providers increasingly […]

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