Virtual Upcoming Events

Upcoming events from Behavioral Health Specialists from around the state.

Mental Illness and Older Adults

9/27/2022 12:00 PM-1:00 PM PST 

Location: Virtual Training Event

Target audience: Mental health professionals, case managers, community health workers, long-term care workers, and others working with older adults

Contact Britta Willson at  with any questions about this event.

The Mental Illness and Older Adults educational series provides education about older adults living with mental health conditions to community partners in order to improve the knowledge and skills of people who provide services or care to this population. Starting January 25, 2022, this series takes place monthly every 4th Thursday at 12pm. Topics include: Trauma Informed Care; Anxiety; Depression, Delirium, and Dementia; Personality Disorders; Severe Mental Illness; Failure to Thrive and Frailty; Substance Use Disorder; PTSD; and Filling the Day with Meaning. Free! CEUs available!

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The Unmet Crisis; Substance Use Disorders in Older Adults

9/27/22 and 9/28/22, 8:30 AM-12:00 PM PST 

Location: Virtual Training Event

Target audience: Behavioral Health & Primary Care Clinicians, Addiction Treatment Services Clinicians, Aging Services Staff, APD & Mental Health Residential Staff, Community Members, Older Adults & Advocates

Contact Patrick Brodigan at with any questions about this event.

The Central Oregon & Mid Valley Older Adult Behavioral Health Specialists are pleased to announce part 3 of their Geriatric Clinical Core Competencies Series, “The Unmet Crisis; Substance Use Disorders in Older Adults”. This two-day conference ( September 27th & 28th) features 6 speakers presenting on a wide variety of Substance Use Disorder topics, with an older adult overlay. Please visit our Eventbrite web page for complete details. 

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View materials from past events hosted by the Behavioral Health Initiative such as the 2021 Forum on Behavioral Health Policy in Oregon.

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