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CHA Spotlights CA Bridge Program

CHA and the California Bridge Program have partnered to provide members with a 15-minute on-demand video that explains the origins and benefits of the California Bridge Program’s highly successful opioid treatment model. 

Registration Open for COVID-19: Mid-Response After Action Reporting Webinar

Writing an After Action Report (AAR) and Improvement Plan from a real event can be challenging enough. Writing one for an ever-changing event that has no end in sight can seem impossible. CHA’s COVID 19: Mid-Response After Action Reporting Webinar will discuss how the midterm AAR can use lessons learned — not only in meeting regulatory, accreditation, and grant requirements — but  to identify ways to better respond and what to share with partners that can also help the community response. 

VA Centralizes Emergency Care Notification

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has established a national emergency care contact center to simplify the emergency care notification process. The Community Care Centralized Notification Center is the mechanism by which community providers must now notify the VA of a veteran presenting at an emergency facility.

State Adopts Strategic Plan for Suicide Prevention

The California Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission has released a statewide Strategic Plan for Suicide Prevention for 2020-25. The plan combines a public health approach with behavioral health interventions, framed by four key strategies: establish a suicide prevention infrastructure, minimize risk for suicidal behavior, enhance early identification of suicide risk and increase access to services based on risk, and improve suicide-related services and supports.