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988: It is NOT Just a Number- Webinar

October 3, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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October 3, 2023. 2:00 – 4:30 PM ET.

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Forum on Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders will host the third webinar in the series on 988: it is NOT just a number, with a focus on collecting data and developing metrics to help inform 988 implementation and improvement efforts.

Topics of discussion may:

  • Examine current strategies used to develop and validate metrics to measure the effectiveness of 988 and user satisfaction by demographic factors, including data quality and equity
  • Feature state and local examples to provide an overview on available data and impact
  • Discuss the need for data transparency and data-sharing while maintaining user confidentiality
  • Explore gaps and challenges related to data collection, data-sharing, and developing and using metrics for the utility of 988 to enhance the overall behavioral health care continuum
  • Consider current and future strategies to maintain the sustainability and funding for the lifeline

Learn more and register online.


October 3, 2023
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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