Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

ACCME AND NAB CREDITS WILL BE OFFERED. Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training provides skills to contact and provide initial help and support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use challenge or experiencing a crisis. This session provides a...

An Introduction to Trauma-informed Care

ACCME & NAB CREDITS WILL BE OFFERED. In this brief 30-minute training, nursing facility staff will explore the principles of trauma-informed care and learn techniques for creating a safe environment where both residents and staff can thrive. Learning objectives:...

Effective De-escalation Strategies for Nursing Facilities

ACCME & NAB CREDITS WILL BE OFFERED. This training provides a trauma-informed overview of effective de-escalation strategies within the nursing facility. Participants will learn practical techniques to effectively manage and de-escalate crisis situations. Learning...

the center of excellence for behavioral health in nursing facilities (COE-NF)

Established by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), in partnership with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the COE-NF offers Certified Medicare and Medicaid Nursing Facility Staff a centralized resource hub with easy access to trainings, technical assistance and additional resources, at no cost.

What We Do

We help nursing facilities to improve the quality of life and care provided for residents who are experiencing a variety of behavioral health disorders, with a focus on Serious Mental Illness (SMI), Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and Co-Occurring Disorders (COD).

Who We Help

We provide direct technical assistance, evidence-based training, and resources that are appropriate for every member of your long-term care facility — from those providing day-to-day direct care, to clinical and administrative staff.