From: The Council of State Governments
To: Dean Sanpei,
Subject: Upcoming Webinars: Interstate Compacts and Mental Health First Aid
Date: Tue Mar 04 16:01:39 MST 2014
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The Council of State Governments  is pleased to offer a variety of upcoming complimentary webinars and conference calls d esigned to educate and inform state leaders on a range of policy-related issues.  
 

 
While the use of interstate compacts dates back to the founding of the nation, this tool has become increasingly popular for state policymakers seeking ways to address interstate policy challenges short of federal intervention. This webinar, the first in a series, will focus on the background, history and modern use of interstate compacts, with insights shared by Rick Masters, legal adviser to three national interstate compact commissions affiliated with CSG.  More...

 

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One in four adults will suffer from a mental health illness in any given year, according to the National Council for Community Behavioral Health Care. The council's Mental Health First Aid program is a nationally recognized eight-hour training to teach how to help people in an emergency situation stemming from mental illness or substance abuse. A few states have begun to adopt the program to help first responders and others handle mental health and substance abuse crises. Rebecca Farley and Bryon Gibb from the National Council for Community Behavioral Health Care will explain the program and how states can benefit.  More...

 

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