Behavioral Health Community of Practice
Webinars and Resources

Behavioral Health Community of Practice

The Behavioral Health Community of Practice, organized by UK HealthCare & Kentucky REC, connects adult and pediatric primary care providers, specialists and organizations through recorded learning sessions and other resources where behavioral health experts present best practices, tools and resources to optimize mental health care.



Suicide Prevention Month

September is Suicide Prevention Month! Here are links and mini-videos to give you the resources you need in small bites.

Mental Health First Aid

What is Mental Health First Aid?

Mental Health First Aid is a course that teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial help and support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem or experiencing a crisis.

Register for training through Mental Health America of Kentucky.

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Additional Resources

Pediatric Behavioral Health

Youth Suicide Prevention in a Primary Care Setting
Webinar Recording  |  Webinar Slides (pdf)

Trauma-Informed Medical Care
Webinar Recording  |  Webinar Slides (pdf)

Evaluation and Management of Anxiety and Depressive Disorder in Children and Adolescents
Webinar Slides (pdf)


Recorded May 2023

Addressing Patient Barriers with Community Resources

Session 8

  • Community Mental Health Resources
  • Addressing Health Equity and Social Drivers of Health
  • Resource: Webinar Slides

Recorded April 2023

Primary Care & Mental Health - Cross Specialty Collaboration

Session 7

  • Finding Referral Partners
  • Managing Care Together
  • Linkage Between Chronic Disease and Depression
  • Resource: Webinar Slides

Recorded March 2023

Responding to Mental Health Crises in Primary Care

Session 6

Excerpt: 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline – Transforming Crisis Response in Kentucky

Recorded February 2023

Brief Mental Health Interventions to Incorporate into Primary Care

Session 5

Recorded January 2023

Pharmacological Interventions to Integrate into Primary Care

Session 4

  • Evidence Based Guidelines
  • Addressing Behavioral Health Needs in Primary Care
  • Panel Discussion
  • Resource: Webinar Slides

Recorded December 2022

Expanding Access: Use of Alternative Visit Types

Session 3

Recorded November 2022

Mental Health Screening Tools

Session 2

  • Current best practices
  • Panel Discussion – Addressing positive screenings in your practice
  • Resource: Webinar Slides

Recorded October 2022

Current State of Mental Health & Rollout of Community of Practice (COP)

Session 1

  • Introduction to Mental Health First Aid & Community Support Systems
  • Panel Discussion: Using Mental Health First Aid in practice
  • Resource: Webinar Slides