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Building Unifying Systems of Care Addressing Comorbidities in Women and Girls

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December 16, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 5:30 pm EST

This virtual workshop will address the gaps and opportunities for advancing community adoption and implementation of gender-relevant, evidence-based mental health, substance use, cardiopulmonary, and metabolic disease prevention and treatment interventions for women from high-risk and marginalized communities across the lifespan. Addressing social determinants of health and building infrastructure to ensure sustainability of innovations will be important cross-cutting themes.

The workshop will bring together experts—including researchers, clinicians, and community and Federal partners—to:

  • Present the current state of research and critical gaps that need to be addressed in order to accelerate adoption of care models that integrate clinical and population health within well-coordinated, data-driven systems of care; and
  • Examine how an integrated set of evidence-based practices delivered across the entire continuum of health care services (i.e., prevention services, primary care, specialty health care, behavioral health care, and health maintenance) in community-based settings can improve health outcomes in women and girls.