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Familylinks to Participate in the National Council for Behavioral Health’s Medication Adherence Learning Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact:
Lauren Galletta
Director of Development and Outreach
412-942-0549
LGalletta@familylinks.org

Familylinks to Participate in the National Council for Behavioral Health’s Medication Adherence Learning Center

Pittsburgh, PA (April 7) – Familylinks is pleased to announce that they have been selected to participate in the
National Council for Behavioral Health’s Medication Adherence Learning Community. This opportunity is designed
to strengthen organizational capacity and skills to improve adherence in the community.

The 12-month learning community is for administrators, prescribers and clinicians. During this time, Familylinks
behavioral health staff will work with other organizations and national experts to understand the roles of
assessment, treatment planning and medication monitoring, and develop and implement new or revised
workflows that incorporate key steps and strategies to monitor and track medication adherence.

“We look forward to participating in this year-long learning community,” said Dr. Marianne DiMatteo, Familylinks
Chief Operations Officer. “With the expertise of the National Council for Behavioral Health, we can significantly
expand and improve the way we administer medication to clients. Our ultimate goal is to improve client outcomes
as we continue to work towards Familylinks’ vision of making our community strong for life.”
The learning community begins immediately and will end in April of 2021.

About Familylinks
Familylinks is a nonprofit organization committed to building healthy communities by strengthening individuals
and families through the provision of comprehensive, quality services. By believing in the worth of those served,
Familylinks assures that all children, families and seniors in western Pennsylvania have the tools they need to be
healthy, happy and strong for life. To learn more, visit www.familylinks.org.