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Mental and Behavioral Health Capacity Project - Alabama

Implementing Organization

University of South Alabama Gulf Coast Behavioral Health and Resiliency Center

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$8,280,000

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

MBHCP-AL aims to 1) Provide needed mental & behavioral healthcare and longer-term capacity-building resources to improve overall well-being of individuals, families, & communities in targeted communities, 2) Advance models of integrated mental/behavioral healthcare 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/behavioral health care, 4) Provide supportive therapeutic and strength based mental/behavioral health services for children & families, including requested services in schools and communities, & 5) Provide additional training to facilitate community care providers access and ability to deliver evidence-based practices.

Contact

Jennifer Langhinrichsen-Rohling
251-461-1700
jlr@southalabama.edu
Project Website
Project Partners

USA Family Practice, USA Psychiatry Residency/AltaPointe, Mobile County Health Department, Franklin Primary Health Inc., Mobile County Public School System

Affiliated Institutions

None

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