Register For A SMI Adviser Webinar On What Happens When Your Patient with SMI is Arrested

Nov 13, 2019

Register for SMI Adviser’s free webinar: “What Happens When Your Patient with SMI Is Arrested?" on Thursday, Nov. 21 from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST.

What Will It Cover?

This webinar helps practitioners and others understand what happens when an individual with SMI is arrested. The presentation will walk through the arrest and also focus on the mental health care that might or might not be readily available to them, or pathways in the forensic system that these individuals might take. Additionally, it will focus on the importance of continuity of care and the challenges that this can present at various times. The presentation will also review how families can assist their loved ones who might be arrested and can also help practitioners understand what questions to ask when their patients return to the community.

Who Will Be Presenting?

Debra Pinals, MD, a clinical adjunct professor at the University of Michigan Law School. She also serves as the director of the Program in Psychiatry, Law and Ethics and as a clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of Michigan Medical School. 

Register Online Now

NAMI HelpLine is available M-F, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. ET. Call 800-950-6264,
text “helpline” to 62640, or chat online. In a crisis, call or text 988 (24/7).