A Conversation with Pierluigi Mancini, Director, National Hispanic and Latino PTTC

Guest: Pierluigi Mancini, PhD, MAC, Director of the National Hispanic and Latino Prevention Technology Transfer Center (NHL-PTTC)


Hosted by Scott Gagnon, MPP, PS-C, Director of the New England PTTC and AdCare Educational Institute of Maine


Join Scott Gagnon, Director of the New England PTTC as he interviews Dr. Pierluigi Mancini during this one-hour special. This engaging hour-long discussion will focus on how to develop a successful cultural and linguistically appropriate Latino Prevention program; how to develop public service announcements and bilingual documentaries for communities who speak other languages; and how to develop and deliver a successful Pharmacy Bag campaign to combat prescription drug misuse. In addition, Dr. Mancini will speak to what the NHL-PTTC has done to address COVID-19 in our communities.

Dr. Mancini will respond to questions that participants submitted during the registration process for this event.


Pierluigi Mancini, PhD, MAC is the Project Director for the National Hispanic and Latino Addiction Technology Transfer Center and the National Hispanic and Latino Prevention Technology Transfer Center. Both SAMHSA funded centers are housed at the National Latino Behavioral Health Association (www.NLBHA.org) located in New Mexico. With over 30 years of experience in culturally and linguistically appropriate behavioral health treatment and prevention, Dr. Mancini is one of the most sought after national and international consultants and speakers on mental health and addiction, his areas of expertise is immigrant behavioral health and health disparities. Dr. Mancini founded Georgia’s first Latino behavioral health program in 1999 to serve the immigrant population by providing cultural and linguistically appropriate prevention, intervention and clinical services in English, Spanish and Portuguese.


El Dr. Pierluigi Mancini, PhD, MAC es el Director del Centro Hispano Latino de Capacitación y Asistencia Técnica en Adicción (NHL-ATTC) y del Centro Hispano Latino de Capacitación y Asistencia Técnica en Prevención (NHL-PTTC). Ambos centros financiados por la agencia federal SAMHSA son parte de La Asociación Nacional Latina de Salud Mental y Adicciones (NLBHA por sus siglas en inglés www.NLBHA.org) ubicada en Nuevo México. Con más de 30 años de experiencia en el campo de tratamiento y prevención de la adicción y la salud mental con sensibilidad cultural y lingüísticamente apropiadas, el Doctor Mancini es uno de los consultores y oradores nacionales e internacionales más solicitados. Sus áreas de especialización son la salud mental del inmigrante y las disparidades de salud. El Doctor Mancini fundó el primer programa de salud mental y adicciones para latinos en el estado de Georgia en el año 1999 para brindar servicios de prevención, intervención y servicios clínicos en inglés, español y portugués.

Starts: Jan. 27, 2021 1:00 pm
Ends: Jan. 27, 2021 2:00 pm
Registration Deadline
January 26, 2021
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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