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Engage, Educate, Empower for Equity: E4 Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Disparities in Aging

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Engage, Educate, Empower for Equity: E4 Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Disparities in Aging

The mission of the E4 Center is to engage, empower, and educate health care providers and community-based organizations for equity in behavioral health for older adults and their families. E4 will achieve this through the provision of education, implementation resources, and technical assistance regarding mental health, substance use, and their intersection with physical health.

To decrease behavioral health disparities for older adults, the E4 Center will:

  • Develop knowledge, skills and attitudes in the healthcare workforce regarding aging
  • Catalyze partnerships for integrated health care for older adults
  • Expedite the implementation of evidence-based programs
  • Provide resources for engaging, educating, and empowering older adults and families

Learn with us:

  • Participate in live webinars and workshops
  • Participate in live policy academies
  • View on-demand webinars
  • Access technical assistance to implement evidence-based programs and practices
  • Explore resources

E4 Center strategic priorities to reduce behavioral health disparities:

Low SES, Ethnic and racial minorites. Depression and suicide, substance use disorders, serious mental illness, and physical health.

 

The E4 Center will measurably advance training and workforce capacity with a specific focus on community-based implementation of evidence-based practices and programs for vulnerable older adults who experience the greatest behavioral and physical health disparities in the nation.

e4center.org

Last Updated

Last Updated: 05/17/2021