Increase capacity, improve care.
What We Do
We help to improve the quality of life and care for residents experiencing a variety of mental wellness issues, focusing on Co-occurring Disorders (COD), Serious Mental Illness (SMI), Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED).
Who we help
Our resources support skilled nursing facilities at every level, from the nursing staff who provide direct care to residents, to the clinical and administrative staff who interact with them.
Develop mental health and substance use disorder resources to long-term care facilities and community partners.
Disseminate core resources to support nursing facility staff caring for residents with Serious Mental Illness (SMI), Substance Use Disorder (SUD), Co-Occurring Disorders (COD) and Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED).
Deliver mental health and substance use disorder resources to skilled nursing facilities (SNF) and community partners.
Provide customized technical assistance to nursing facilities.
Use state, regional and national partnerships to amplify and sustain COE-NF work.
News & Events
COE Newsletter – May 2023
Over the past 20 years, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has recognized May as Mental Health Awareness Month. The Mental Health Awareness Month toolkit provides resources to promote conversations, best practices, and materials to support individuals living with a mental illness.
COE Newsletter – April 2023
The month of April which is Alcohol Awareness Month is coming to a close. This month of awareness began in 1987 as a public health program, organized by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD).
COE Newsletter – March 2023
The COE-NF invites you to register to attend upcoming trainings. Some trainings have seating capacity limits, so early registration is recommended.