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The COE-NF invites you to register to attend upcoming trainings. Some trainings have seating capacity limits, so early registration is recommended. …

COE-NF Newsletter – February 2023

Last month, we asked if you wanted to learn more about serious mental illness (SMI) and the response was yes. This month’s newsletter focuses on schizophrenia, one of the Serious Mental…

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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.

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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).

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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.