Jan 31 SAMHSA Webinar: "The Connections Between Financial Wellness, Mental Health, and Physical Wellness"!

NYAPRS NOTE: People with psychiatric conditions die prematurely and experience poorer quality of life than the general population. Poverty, financial stress, and economic exclusion are among the main culprits. This webinar, organized by SAMHSA’s Program to Achieve Wellness, will address the connections between financial and physical wellness, and provide information about key programs and resources that can help. The webinar features NYAPRS’ colleagues and friends Peggy Swarbrick, PhD. (Collaborative Support Programs of New Jersey – CSPNJ & Rutgers University), Pat Nemec, PhD. (Nemec Consulting & CSPNJ), and Oscar Jimenez-Solomon, MPH (New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University Medical Center), as speakers.

January is Financial Wellness Month!

Join Our Upcoming Webinar to Learn about The Connections Between Financial Wellness, Mental Health, and Physical Wellness! 

Join SAMHSA’s Program to Achieve Wellness on Wednesday, January 31 from 1pm – 2pm ET to learn about the intersection of financial wellness, physical health outcomes, and serious mental illness. 

In our upcoming webinar, Taking Control of Your Financial Wellness, industry experts will share relevant research, strategies, and tools related to financial wellness for individuals with serious mental illness.

Financial wellness involves the ability to have enough money to meet practical needs, a sense of control over, and knowledge about, personal finances. Join us on January 31 at 1pm ET to learn about achieving financial wellness, and understand its impact on physical health for individuals with serious mental illness. 

After this webinar, participants will be able to:

•      Define financial wellness

•      Recognize links between poverty and mental health disorders

•      Explain links between financial and physical wellness

•      Identify strategies for increasing financial wellness

•      List resources for supporting financial wellness

This webinar will be hosted by Dr. Margaret Swarbrick, Senior Consultant for SAMHSA’s Program to Achieve Wellness; Dr. Pat Nemec, Nemec Consulting and Collaborative Support Programs of New Jersey; and Oscar Jiménez-Solomon, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University Medical Center. 

You won’t want to miss this interactive discussion with national experts!