Category

    Peer support

  1. Family Partners of Hudson County: Family-Driven Care

    NNEDLearn 2013 Participant: Family Partners of Hudson County Description: Family Partners of Hudson County serve the families and youth in Hudson County. They partner with a care management organization and serve families and youth with intensive, moderate and supportive needs in their homes, schools and communities. The organization employs families...
  2. Behavioral Health Providers Engaging Cultural Networks in Wellness Partnerships

    NNEDLearn 2013 Participant: Vaughn Associates Description: Faith Wellness Partnerships work in partnership with primarily African American and Latino churches and mosques located in the community. Mental Health professionals collaborate with clergy on health and wellness behavior change initiatives. The wellness programs have been successful in accomplishing: Depression and stress reduction...
  3. Memphis Circle of Love and Care

    NNEDLearn 2013 Participant: Just Care Family Network Description: The Memphis Circle of Love and Care was established by four female caregivers (parents and grandparents) of youth enrolled in the Just Care Family Network System of Care Project. They came together out of a desire to support each other, develop positive...
  4. Youth-Guided, Family-Driven, Strength-Based, Individualized, Collaborative and Culturally Proficient Care for At-Risk Children

    NNEDLearn 2013 Participant: Lookout Mountain Care Management Entity Description: The program is a youth-guided, family-driven, strength-based, individualized, collaborative and culturally proficient approach known as wraparound, coordinated across agencies and providers. Intensive home and community-based services, and peer support provide an alternative to costly out-of-home placements. Children and families have access...
  5. Getting Ready for the Health Insurance Marketplace Toolkit

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has released a training resource toolkit, developed through the Enrollment Coalitions Initiative, entitled “Getting Ready for the Health Insurance Marketplace.” This toolkit will assist organizations with outreach, education and enrollment of individuals in the Health Insurance Marketplace. It is composed of three...
  6. YASP: Cafe Run by Young People Offers Mental Health Counselling

    Young Adults Services and Projects (Yasp) cafe is a cafe and also a drop-in centre and resource for 15 to 25-year-olds. Situated on the busy main street in the Manchester suburb of Levenshulme, Yasp was created by Manchester Mind 12 years ago in response to the high suicide rate among Manchester’s...
  7. Center for Healthy Independence

    NNEDLearn 2013 Participant: Asian American for Community Involvement Description: The Center for Healthy Independence (CHI) is a self-help center focused on the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) population offering culturally and linguistically appropriate services. The center is built on Wellness and Recovery concepts, with emphasis on collectivistic, group activities...
  8. Using Photovoice to Engage Minority Consumers in the Implementation of Health Interventions

    Photovoice, a participatory action research method developed by Caroline C. Wang and Mary Ann Burris, empowers people with cameras to document their everyday lives and inform social action. Photovoice uses photographs taken by people in their communities and the stories behind the photographs to promote critical dialogue about important issues...
  9. Fishing for Fitness: Promoting Good Health in Cambodian Boys and Men

    NNEDLearn 2013 Participant: The Cambodian Family Description: The Fishing for Fitness project incorporates cultural activities for Cambodian boys and men. The health education is then delivered through group discussions and focuses on diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and mental health. Food and snacks are served during the events. The idea for the project...
  10. Engaging Clients Through Specialized Staff and Integration

    Objective: To engage clients in mental health services by reducing stigma and making services accessible through the use of peer specialists, on-site consultants or wellness center counselors Description: Peer Specialist Certificate Program: One of the most successful outreach and engagement programs for Richmond Area Multi-Services, Inc. (RAMS) is the Peer...