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Reimagining Primary Care: Innovation After Disruption

Reimagining Primary Care: Innovation After Disruption aims to encourage community health center providers and leaders to think differently, feel empowered, and join the celebration of innovation and commitment to community health in the wake of COVID-19.

This podcast series has been funded by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services.

Episode 5

Technology and Protective Factors for Youth Mental Health

Listen now on: Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music.

  • In this episode we hear from Shannon Breitzman and Megan Beers, two consultants from Health Management Associates, on the trending pressures that kids are facing from their communities and the protective factors that have been identified. Our discussion touches on what we are seeing in terms of youth mental health, the role technology plays in reaching teens, and the concepts of population health, cultures, and community engagement.
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Madison Schmitt

Madison Schmitt is the Senior Manager, Behavioral Health & Primary Care Workforce Initiatives at the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers where she leads workforce programs for community health centers, community mental health centers, and many other community-based organizations across Massachusetts. Madison has a direct background in behavioral health, earning her Bachelor's degree in Psychology and her Master's degree in Education with a focus on Curriculum and Instruction - Applied Behavior Analysis.


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