Date & Time
Thursday, August 3, 2023, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
317 Behavioral Health Supports for Successful Reentry

The MassHealth Behavioral Health Supports for Justice Involved Individuals initiative helps justice-involved people with their mental health and substance use needs; connects them with the right health care and community services; and improves health, reduces overdoses, and supports successful health care use for people enrolled in the program. After starting in two counties in 2019, the initiative launched statewide in 2022. Participants will learn about the program’s history, successes, and key collaborators.

Educational Objectives
•    Describe effective development of a statewide reentry program
•    Explain the importance of multi-agency collaboration to the program’s success
•    Identify new perspectives on reentry to assist with successful integration of returning citizens