RAVI’S PROVIDER UPDATES

Dear Summit County Mental Health Professionals,

It has been a while since I’ve reached out. Hope you’ve all been well.

It was so wonderful to see so many providers on our Zoom get together yesterday! It was the first of many and these will continue to take place the first Tuesday of every month from 12-1pm. We had a wonderful time networking, discussing and sharing several updates that are also covered in this email.

Please save the date for our next Zoom get together on Jan 5th, 2021, 12-1pm: https://zoom.us/j/98420497237?pwd=alNsMlVSOTVoYmZnVmJybWxNY1pydz09

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Building Hope & Peak Health Alliance are hosting a Provider Webinar: “Insurance 201” on Tues, Dec 15th from 12:00 to 1:30pm.

Please save the date and the Zoom link for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81835342795.
If you started taking insurance in 2020 through Building Hope’s incentive program, or are thinking of taking insurance in 2021, this webinar is for you!
We will review our insurance support programs from 2020, share exciting updates for 2021, and much more. We will have special guests presenting from Peak Health Alliance, Bright Health, Medicaid and TheraThink. There will also be time for you to ask questions and share feedback.
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One FREE Continuing Education Unit offered by this wonderful training opportunity: Intro to TMS in Clinical Practice by Dr. Jeffrey Richmond (MD) of Psyche Denver.

Wed, Dec 16th, 12pm-1pm on Zoom. YOU MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE FOR THIS MEETING: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYkc-qpqzMoH9wi9IFQiuwAMbNmAHjDİB3f

This course is designed to introduce behavioral health providers to Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) – a safe, effective, and non-invasive procedure for selective stimulation of specific regions of the cerebral cortex to reduce depression. See attached flyer for more details.
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Please join our awesome new provider facebook page to network with your fellow Summit County mental health professionals and stay connected for more timely updates and discussion: https://www.facebook.com/groups/summitcountyclinicians/
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Updates Building Hope scholarship documents and processes:

1) The invoice template has been updated, please use the attached document going forward.
2) The request for additional sessions process has been streamlined, the link remains the same: Request for Additional Sessions
3) There is a new request process for psychiatry referrals, please bookmark this link: Request for Psychiatric Services
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Office space available:

Lillie Lee has office space available a few days a week in Frisco, address: 619 Main St.
If interested, please contact her at breathelil@q.com, 970-668-1440.

Kristen Greenwald also has office space available in Frisco that is set up for both adult and child clients, address: 101 West Main St.
If interested, please contact her at kgreenwaldlcsw@gmail.com, 603-455-8287.

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Webinar: Navigating Commercial Rent During COVID-19, Wed Dec 9th, 12-1pm
Please join Energize Colorado and Small Business Majority as we share knowledge, resources, and a deep understanding of the commercial real estate market for business owners and landlords who are navigating rent issues during the public health crisis. We will also provide helpful commentary and resources for surviving and thriving.
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2021 Global Mental Health Research Without Borders Virtual Conference
Save the date: April 5-7, 2021

The National Institute of Mental Health and Grand Challenges Canada are sponsoring the 11th Global Mental Health Research Conference on April 5-7, 2021, which will bring together researchers, innovators, and other stakeholders from around the globe. The conference will showcase findings from cutting-edge science and explore new opportunities for groundbreaking research. Sign up for NIMH’s email list to stay tuned for details.

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Spanish Language Mental Health Resources beautifully crafted by NIMH:

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/education-awareness/espanol/recursos-para-compartir-sobre-la-salud-mental-en-espa-ol.shtml#estres

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Shareable resources for Coping with COVID, courtesy of NIMH:
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Free COVID related counseling and resources offered by Colorado Spirit & Mind Springs. Please see attached flyers for details.
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Building Hope is collaborating with Footprints to Recovery to improve the quality of care and access to care for SUD:

Footprints providers personalized care built to address substance use and co-occurring disorders with an emphasis on the mindful integration of traditional therapy, evidence-based practices and complementary approaches. Together, we work to restore the balance and well-being of the whole person: mind, body, brain and spirit. Footprints to Recovery offers Partial Hospitalization, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient programming, and Medication Assisted Treatment, as well as Sober Living. Accepts most insurances, but not Medicaid.

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Here is a nifty, cute and useful stress & anxiety infographic and a brain coloring book for kids. Both can be downloaded for your use, or hard copies can be ordered for free! Great job NIMH!

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We look forward to continuing to support you and your practice as much as possible. Please let us know if and how Building Hope can be of assistance. Thank you for all you do.

Best regards,
Ravi

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