Substance Use Disorders and Mental Health: The Role of the States

7/10/2015
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Substance Use Disorders and Mental Health: The Role of the States

This webinar highlights the crucial role of states in the treatment of substance use disorders and mental illness, two conditions for which state financing is key through a combination of state general funds and the state portion of Medicaid spending.  Speakers will provide an overview of the prevalence, treatment and funding for behavioral health disorders in America as well as highlight state actions and programs in Missouri and Vermont.

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Speakers

  • Maria Schiff, director, State Health Care Spending Project, The Pew Charitable Trusts
  • Kathy Brown, program manager, MO HealthNet Primary Care Health Home, Missouri 
  • Barbara Cimaglio, deputy commissioner, Alcohol & Drug Abuse Programs, Vermont

System Requirements

PC-based attendees required: Windows® 8, 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
Mac®-based attendees required: Mac OS® X 10.6 or newer<
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