HUD/SAMHSA: National Mental Health Awareness Month Webinar Series
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) are teaming up to present a series of FREE webinars this May to celebrate National Mental Health Awareness Month!
The webinars will take place each Wednesday in May from 1:00–2:00pm (ET) and will feature leading mental health and housing professionals from SAMHSA and HUD, as well as practitioners from their respective communities. This collaboration will focus on mental health issues that our nation is facing in the post-pandemic world, plus issues specific to HUD’s communities.
The target audience for these webinars is HUD staff, HUD grantees, partners, and stakeholders, as well as HUD residents. After the presentations, there will be time for questions and answers with the speakers.
May 4, 2022
SAMHSA and HUD will kick off their celebration of National Mental Health Awareness Month with an introduction and general overview of mental health issues post COVID-19. This first webinar of a 4-part series will feature speakers from SAMHSA and HUD, as well as HUD mental health practitioners.
Access Code: 4670871#
May 11, 2022
SAMHSA and HUD will introduce SAMHSA’s new Suicide Prevention Hotline (988). The webinar will also address suicide prevention for youth and the BIPOC community, in addition to touching on substance use.
Access Code: 8477433#
May 18, 2022
SAMHSA and HUD will focus on reducing stigma associated with mental health, to encourage those with potential mental health issues to seek professional help. This webinar will also concentrate on the BIPOC community, addressing stigma specific to these populations.
Access Code: 5955873#
May 25, 2022
SAMHSA and HUD will examine how to address mental health issues in post-COVID America. Besides the physical toll the pandemic took on Americans, it has also greatly affected our nation’s mental health. This webinar will discuss how to handle and move past multiple co-occurring pandemics, using a mental health focus on substance use disorder, housing, work, education, and transportation among other relevant topics.
Access Code: 6268721#
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