NASMHPD Annual 2019 Meeting and IIMHL/IIDL 2019 Leadership Exchange Network Meeting

The NASMHPD Annual Meeting and the IIMHL/IIDL Leadership Exchange Network Meeting will take place from the evening of Wednesday, September 11 - Saturday, September 14, 2019 in Washington, D.C. All Commissioners/Directors and NASMHPD Division Representatives are invited to attend. For more information on the meeting, including how to register, please click on this link here.

Meeting Materials

Draft Agenda - 8 May 2019

Publications of Interest



Thursday, September 12, 2019

International Perspective Connecting SAMHSA Strategic Plan and 2017-2019 papers

  • Debra A. Pinals, M.D., Medical Director of Behavioral Health and Forensic Programs, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, State of Michigan

Crisis Now: The Human and Business Case for Building a Comprehensive Crisis Services System

  • John Draper, Ph.D., Executive Director, National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and Executive Vice President of National Networks. Vibrant Emotional Health, New York, New York
  • David Covington, CEO and President, RI International, Phoenix, Arizona

Treatment Interventions to Enhance the Treatment of Suicide in Acute Care Inpatient Psychiatric Hospitals and Residential Crisis Programs

  • Margie Balfour, M.D., Ph.D., Chief of Quality & Clinical Innovation, Connections Health Solutions, Tucson, Arizona

Cognitive Recovery Therapy (CT-R): Long Lengths of Stay to Thriving in the Community

The Use of Clozapine for Thriving in the Community

Friday, September 13, 2019

Best Practices in School Mental Health for At-Risk Youth and Paths to Treatment

Head Trauma in Youth and the Link with Serious Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders

Homeless Youth

Co-Occurring SUD and SMI Including Emphasis on MAT and Best Practices

Trauma Informed Approaches in Treatment of Opioid Disorders

Older Adult Focus: Psychotropics/Medications Collaboration Looking at Nursing Homes and People with Mental Illness

Workforce and Serious Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders

Saturday, September 14, 2019

National Technology Transfer Centers: Mental Health, Addiction, Prevention, Tribal, Hispanic

Smoking Cessation

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Supported Employment Demonstration

First Episode Psychosis Update and Payment Design Tool for Coordinated Specialty Care (CSC)