1. Service Outreach and Recovery

    Objective: Reduce drug and alcohol use and increase participation in formal substance abuse treatment programs and 12-step self-help groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous. Description: Service Outreach and Recovery (SOAR), a multicomponent program for indigent and residentially unstable clients, targets individuals at soup kitchens who acknowledge current or...
  2. Atlantic Cape Family Support Organization: Hospital Companion Program

    Objective: Provide peer support for parents while they are in psychiatric screening with their child. Description: Taking your child to the hospital due to a psychiatric emergency can be very confusing and scary. The process is long, there are many people asking questions and terminology can be difficult to understand. Families...
  3. Utilizing Peers to Assist Families with Children Experiencing Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Challenges

    Objective: To assist families with children experiencing mental, emotional, and behavioral challenges by providing support, connection to resources, education, advocacy, and assistance with navigating systems Description: The Mental Health Association of Rochester’s Community Care program utilizes Family Resource Mentors (FRMs) to assist families with adolescent or transition-aged children who are...
  4. Internet-Based Depression Education for Minority Youth

    African American and Latino youth who show high risk for depressive disorders receive a series of in-person motivational interviews, and are enrolled in an Internet-based self-directed training program. This program includes learning and behavior-change strategies to reduce risk factors for depression, and to increase factors that promote resiliency against depressive...
  5. HIV/AIDS Guide for Gay and Bisexual Men

    Greater Than AIDS has teamed up with OUT Magazine on an in-book, 8-page HIV/AIDS guide for gay and bisexual men. The guide, which appears in the Dec/Jan special issue of the magazine as a removable insert, includes practical and vital information on how to be safe and healthy, whether HIV...
  6. Use of a Community Needs Assessment Evaluation for Increasing Medicaid Enrollment

    Objective: To determine state insurance eligibility for Medicaid and enroll clients who cannot and will not obtain insurance from their employers. Description: North American Indian Alliance (Butte) (NAIA) has used its patient services representative, front desk staff, health coordinator, and nursing staff to determine eligibility and enroll patients into health...