Webinar - Fire/EMS as Partners in Early Diversion Strategies

Wednesday Aug 15, 2018 - 02:00pm to 03:00pm EDT
Event Description: 

Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is an essential partner in front-end responses to people with behavioral health conditions, including mental health and substance use crises. This webinar will focus on the ways that Fire/EMS can be partners with behavioral health providers and other first responders on early diversion initiatives.


  • Captain David B. Von Bargen, City of Middletown, Ohio Division of Fire;
  • Fire Chief Ted Collas, Colorado Springs, Colorado Fire Department; and
  • Victoria Allen-Sanchez, PsyD, Licensed Professional Counselor, Colorado Springs Fire Department.
Organizer Information
Event Organization: 
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
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