Join the National Association of Counties (NACo) for webinars on February 22-23 and listen to county elected officials explain how to use ARPA funds to leave a legacy that will last well beyond the pandemic.
February 22, 2022, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Investing ARPA Funds in Behavioral Health Crisis Response
With the recent infusion of resources from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), counties have a unique opportunity to invest funds in behavioral health crisis response systems to enhance their effectiveness, equity, and accessibility. Many are leveraging state and local ARPA fiscal stimulus funds to expand or develop new programs and practices, such as crisis hotlines, mobile crisis teams, and community stabilization units. crisis. Effective, high-quality crisis response plays a key role in providing services to people with mental health and/or substance use disorders and in preventing future crises. This webinar will showcase the counties that have allocated ARPA funds for this priority and the lessons they have learned so far.
REGISTER ONLINE for the webinar Investing ARPA Funds in Behavioral Health Crisis Response.
February 23, 2022, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – A post-pandemic legacy: how can we build a justice system that works for everyone?
Counties have learned valuable lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic – lessons that can inform long-term improvements in justice services. In this webinar, you’ll hear from elected county officials on how to use ARPA funds to leave a legacy far beyond the pandemic. A list of discussion topics is available on the events page.
REGISTER ONLINE for the Post-Pandemic Legacy webinar.
Every county in Maryland is a member of the National Association of Counties (NACo), and all Maryland County elected officials and staff are invited to attend these webinars.