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Activating Community Coalitions to Address Integrated Behavioral Health Needs Among Youth

Thursday, February 6, 2020
10:45 AM
12:00 PM
Chesapeake G-I


This session will provide an overview of a cross-sectoral coalition, Tackling Youth Substance Abuse, established to prevent and reduce youth and young adult substance use using a data-driven approach on Staten Island. Interactive discussions will cover shared factors that contribute to behavioral health conditions; findings on bullying and suicide; emerging measures of success on the inclusion of mental health into a prevention coalition; and innovative opportunities to continue to holistically address both substance use and mental health using a community coalition structure


30th Annual National Leadership Forum & SAMHSA's 16th Prevention Day


Jazmin Rivera
Staten Island Partnership for Community Wellness
Adrienne Abbate
Staten Island Partnership for Community Wellness