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Mental and Behavioral Health Capacity Project - Louisiana

Implementing Organization

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$14,400,000

Known Leveraged Funding

$0

Funding Organization

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana

Funding Program

Gulf Region Health Outreach Program (GRHOP)

Details

Project Category

Human and Social

Project Actions

Education and Outreach

Targeted Resources

Community and Human Health

Project Description

This project aims to 1) Provide much needed mental and behavioral health care and longer-term capacity-building resources to improve the overall well-being of individuals, families, and communities in the targeted communities, 2) Advance models of integrated mental and behavioral health care within FQHCs and coordinated care within public school systems, 3) work with GRHOP partners to enhance the ability of community clinics to develop into high-quality "one-stop shops" that include integrated mental and behavioral health care, 4) Provide supportive therapeutic and strength based mental and behavioral health services for children and families, including requested services within schools and communities, and5) Provide additional training opportunities to facilitate community care providers access to and ability to deliver evidence-based practices.

Contact

Howard J. Osofsky
504-568-6004
hosofs@lsuhsc.edu
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Project Partners

Hackberry Rural Health Clinic; West Cameron Calcasieu Hospital; NOELA Community Health Center; Plaquemines Medical Center; St. Bernard Health Center; Access Health; Lafourche Independent School District; Orleans Recovery School District; Plaquemines Inde

Affiliated Institutions

None

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