Free SAMHSA-Sponsored Webinars: Helping Justice-Involved Individuals with Substance Use & Mental Health Disorders:

Understanding How Laws, Regulations, & Policies Affect their Opportunities

Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017
Time: 1 pm to 2 pm PST

Most justice-involved individuals, face obstacles that make it difficult to fully participate in society. Those with drug-related convictions confront a particularly high set of barriers to successful re-entry in their communities.  Many laws and policies impede their access to jobs, housing and education. However, other laws and policies can actually facilitate successful re-entry.

What you will learn:
The webinars will provide an overview of federal and state-specific laws in the states of Oregon, Ohio and Utah that hinder or help people with criminal records and substance use disorders as they strive to obtain employment, housing and education.

The webinars are for:
Directly impacted individuals, re-entry service providers such as peer-support coaches, mentors, outreach workers and others who are dedicated to helping people with criminal records live healthy and successful lives.

State: Oregon                 Date: April 11, 2017 –     Time: 1 pm to 2 pm PST – Register
State: Ohio                     Date: April 25, 2017 –     Time: 1 pm to 2 pm CDT – Register
State: Utah                     Date: May 2, 20170 –      Time: 1 pm to 2 pm MDT – Register

Roberta Meyers, Director of National H.I.R.E. Network, Legal Action Center

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