Solving for Sleep: The Foundation of Improved Health Outcomes

This session will provide an introduction to the basics of sleep, and how sleep and sleep deprivation impact health (behavioral health and chronic medical conditions) and a brief survey on relationships with: current events, including COVID-19; Social Determinants of Health and particularly race; and opportunities for integrating primary care and behavioral health.

This session is part of a year-long virtual series called “Solving for Sleep” which is focused on addressing sleep and related social and health needs through enhancing integrated primary and behavioral health care. This series is offered by the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) and the SAMHSA Center of Excellence for Integrated Health Solutions.