Event Date(s): June 18, 2020

Webinar: Launching a New Era Of Mental and Behavioral Health

Learn what Southern California behavioral health leaders and experts envision for the future.

This webinar, Launching a New Era of Mental and Behavioral Health in Southern California, took place Thursday, June 18 at 11 AM PT. The recording is immediately below.

Our region faces unique and complex challenges when it comes to delivering behavioral health services. The comorbidity realities patients often face from mental health challenges to homelessness and economic instability are daunting. These challenges are now amplified and surrounded by uncertainty as we all deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.

This virtual discussion united leaders to share their projects, insights and ideas to strengthen behavioral health for the future.

  • Jo Ann Yangagimoto-Pinedo, Deputy Director of Strategic Initiatives with LA County’s Department of Mental Health
  • Jenifer Nyhuis, CEO, Vista del Mar Hospital
  • Dr. Luke Bergmann, Director of Behavioral Health, County of San Diego
  • Tim Rommel, AIA, MRAIC, CannonDesign Mental & Behavioral Health Leader
    Moderated by: David Hunt, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP CannonDesign’s Southern California Health Leader