Friday, February 21 | Thought Leadership, Legislative/Policy, Human Services, Value-based Care
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is now accepting applications from all 50 states for the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) Expansion Grant. Organizations who would like to apply for the grant have until March 10, 2020 to submit their applications. There will be up to 98 awards with estimated award amounts of up to $2 million annually for up to two years.
The program was initially created to help increase access and improve the quality of care for individuals with a serious mental illness (SMI). CCBHCs are designed to coordinate care across the spectrum of health services, including physical and behavioral healthcare, as well as addictions, social services, housing, educational systems and employment opportunities. Netsmart is leading the way in helping organizations through their value-based care journey as our CCBHC clients serve currently over 70,000 consumers.
Interested in applying? Check out some frequently asked questions to learn more about eligibility requirements, how to prepare and apply, and much more. Plus, we have a team of CCBHC specialists who are ready to guide you through your value-based care journey. Talk with a CCBHC expert today.
Expanding Access to Care for Better Public Health
Thursday, April 06 | Thought Leadership,Human Services,Netsmart in the Community
Barriers to mental health and substance use services continue to be challenging, as the demand for care continues to rise. In fact, 28% of those seeking mental health care and 22% seeking substance use care are unable to find a conveniently located provider, which can be particularly difficult in rural areas. Hear three strategies public health organizations can implement to improve outcomes, boost access to services and increase staff satisfaction.More
Continuing the Conversation: Our Commitment to IDD
Tuesday, March 28 | Thought Leadership,Human Services,Netsmart in the Community
Our main focus this Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month has been to focus on recognizing individual abilities and advocating for equal opportunities in education, employment and helping these individuals to live productive, independent lives. By helping providers embrace technology to support IDD staff, they can focus on delivering person-centered care to individuals when and where they need them to live a truly meaningful life.More
Monday, March 20 | Thought Leadership,Human Services
SAMHSA's National Guidelines for Behavioral Health Crisis Care provide key principles for youth crisis services to adopt, including addressing recovery needs, using trauma-informed care, and integrating family and youth peer support services.More