Promoting Co-Occuring Treatment in the Community (7 grants)
Grantee Organization: Junction, Inc.
Jurisdiction Served: Carroll
Grant and Amount: 08-014 ($109,000)
Grant Project Description: Junction, Inc. is a nonprofit substance abuse outpatient counseling center serving Carroll County. The CHRC's grant to Junction supported psychiatric services for chemically involved adolescents and young adults with a co-occurring mental health disorder. Services provided through this grant included psychiatric mental health consultations, and emergency psychiatric consultations.
Organization Contact Information: www.junctioninc.org
Grantee Organization: Harford County Health Department
Grant and Amount: 08-015 ($484,237)
Jurisdiction Served: Harford County
Grant Project Descriptions:This CHRC grant supported substance abuse and mental health treatment for adjudicated individuals. Grant funds were utilized to support the costs of counselors and case management services. This grants provided health care services to over 1,000 individuals throughout the county.
Organization Contact Information: www.harfordcountyhealth.com
Grantee Organization: Way Station, Inc.
Jurisdiction Served: Frederick
Grant and Amount: #08-016 ($500,000)
Grant Project Description: The CHRC's supported a grant for two programs; the implementation of Integrated Dual Disorders Treatment (IDDT) and a development of Dual-Diagnosis Capability as an organizational competency to better serve individuals with co-occurring substance addictions. Grant funds were utilized to support salary costs and training of staff in these methods. This program provided services to over 500 patients with over 26,000 visits to these patients.
Organization Contact Information: www.waystationinc.org
Grantee Organization: Anne Arundel Mental Health Agency
Jurisdiction Served: Anne Arundel
Grant and Amount: 08-028, ($355,000)
Grant Project Description: The CHRC grant supported services to assess, stabilize, and treat uninsured Anne Arundel County residents with co-occurring disorders who are in need of immediate services. Grant funds were utilized to hire and train patient advocates to place in emergency rooms to provide support services. This grant was able to assist more than 2,300 individuals over the two-year grant period.
Organization Contact Information: www.aamentalhealth.org/
Grantee Organization: Baltimore City Health Department - Substance Abuse Systems, Inc.
Jurisdiction Served: Baltimore City
Grant and Amount: 09-010 (250,000)
Grant Project Description: The CHRC grant supported individuals with co-occurring disorders and criminal justice system involvement by establishing integrated, community-based treatment services using Integrated Dual Disorders Treatment (IDDT). CHRC funding provided for the implementation of this innovative model and a practical lessons learned workshop for behavioral health care integration.
Organization Contact Information: http://www.bsasinc.org/
Grantee Organization: Mid-Shore Mental Health System
Grant and Amount: 09-014 ($132,605)
Jurisdiction Served: Talbot
Grant Project Description: The CHRC grant supported a telemedicine initiative which facilitated full family and community-based provider participation for Mid-shore youth enrolled in the 60-day inpatient substance use treatment at the Jackson Unit in Allegany County. This program enabled youth’s families to participate in treatment, who otherwise may not have due to transportation barriers. Grant funds were utilized to support personnel costs associated with the telemedicine initiative. This program provided services to 71 families with youth participating in the Jackson Unit.
Organization Contact Information: www.msmhs.org
Grantee Organization: Somerset Health Department
Grant and Amount: 09-017 ($400,000)
Jurisdiction Served: Somerset County
Grant Project Description: This grant provided support for the integration of services for individuals with mental illness or co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse disorders. The program provided assessment and counseling services to individuals who have addictions and mental health related issues through a collaborative approach with three mental health treatment agencies: Eastern Shore Psychological, Maple Shade, and Lower Counties Community Services. Grant funds were utilized to support costs for telepsychiatry services. This program served 518 individuals and provided them with 8,221 visits.
Organization Contact Information: http://www.somersethd.org/