Mental and Behavioral Health Capacity Project – Louisiana


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

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

Funding Program

Gulf Region Health Outreach Program (GRHOP)

Project Location: Louisiana

Funding Source: BP
Controlling Document: BP Deepwater Horizon Medical Settlement
Year Awarded: 2012

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Education and Outreach
Public Health Research

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.

Project Contact

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

University of West Florida; University of Southern Mississippi; University of South Alabama


Project ID: 370
Project Name: Mental and Behavioral Health Capacity Project – Louisiana
SourceUID:
Latitude: 29.95599729
Longitude: -90.08363871
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Louisiana
County: Cameron, Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, Lafourche, Terrebonne
Project Category: Human and Social
Project Action: Education and Outreach
Additional Project Action(s): Public Health Research
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Community and Human Health
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2017
Implementing Organization: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Implementing Organization Type: State
Point of Contact – Name: Howard J. Osofsky
Point of Contact – Phone: hosofs@lsuhsc.edu
Point of Contact – Email: 504-568-6004
Other 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: University of West Florida; University of Southern Mississippi; University of South Alabama
Link: https://www.medschool.lsuhsc.edu/psychiatry/mbhcp.aspx
Project Comments: None
Acres Acquired: 0
Close Year: 0
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: None
Landowner: None
Landowner Type: None
Purpose: None
Public Access: None
Easement Holder Name : None
Easement Holder Type: None
Secondary Easement Holder 1: None
Secondary Easement Holder 2: None
Duration: None
Term: 0
Land Restoration Acreage: 0
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: 0
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 14400000
DWH Funder: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
DWH Funder Type: Federal
DWH Funding Program: Gulf Region Health Outreach Program (GRHOP)
DWH Dollar Amount : 14400000
DWH Source: BP
Fund Origin: Medical Settlement Fund
Controlling Documents: BP Deepwater Horizon Medical Settlement
Award Year: 2012
Award Month: 0
Total Amount Leveraged: 0
Completeness: C