Increasing access to integrated behavioral health services (48 grants)

Grantee Organization: Way Station
Jurisdiction Served: Statewide
Grant and Amount:  17-004 ($75,000) 
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant supports a program to pilot the use promote the use of the “Care-at-Hand” technology for individuals with Serious Mental Illness at community behavioral health providers to help improve client health outcomes.  The project has a particular emphasis on clients who are high utilizers of hospital resources and is designed to be sustainable after the CHRC grant ends.  Grant funds will be used for technology fees and salary costs for the project director.
Organization Contact Information: www.waystationinc.org​​

 

Grantee Organization: Worcester Youth and Family Counseling Services
Jurisdiction Served: Worcester
Grant and Amount:  17-005 ($125,000) 
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant supports a program to increase access to behavioral health services in a rural and underserved area of the state by expanding the capacity of the organization to hire additional clinical staff. The program will address a current three-month waiting list for clients seeking services. Grant funds will be utilized to pay for the salary of a new clinical psychologist.
Organization Contact Information: gowoyo.org

 

Grantee Organization: Robert A. Pascal Youth and Family Services
Jurisdiction Served: Anne Arundel
Grant and Amount:  17-006 ($225,000) 
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant supports the establishment of a new stabilization center located on the grounds of the former state psychiatric hospital in Crownsville.  The project will emphasize serving individuals who are identified by EMS or law enforcement; this program does not currently exist in Anne Arundel County.  Stabilization services will be co-located with Gaudenzia Addiction and Recovery Services, one of the larger behavioral health service providers in the state, and the project will increase access to substance use treatment services. Grant funds will be used for salaries of clinicians who will staff the center.
Organization Contact Information: www.pascalfamily.org

 

Grantee Organization: Cornerstone Montgomery
Jurisdiction Served: Statewide
Grant and Amount:  17-007 ($100,000) 
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant supports the creation of a data warehouse developed by the Community Behavioral Health Association and will assist community behavioral health providers across the state to collect patient clinical outcome data.  The data warehouse would be utilized to assess provider capacity and to support practice transformation through benchmarking and is designed to be sustainable after the initial CHRC grant funds are utilized. 
Organization Contact Information: www.cornerstonemontgomery.org

 

Grantee Organization: Calvert County Health Department
Jurisdiction Served: Calvert
Grant and Amount:  17-008 ($550,000) 
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant supports an innovative re-entry program led by the Calvert County Health Department, the sole safety net provider of behavioral health services in Calvert County.  The project addresses the social determinants of health impacting formerly incarcerated individuals and looks to develop concrete measurable outcomes to track/demonstrate the performance of re-entry programs at the local level.  The program has the potential to serve as a model for local re-entry efforts in other areas of the state.  Grant funds will be utilized for staff salaries and the provision of social service supports for program participants.
Organization Contact Information: www.calverthealth.org

 

Grantee Organization: Muslim Community Medical Center
Jurisdiction Served: Montgomery
Grant and Amount:  17-009 ($150,000) 
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant supports expanded access to integrated behavioral health and substance use treatment services in the community and remove the stigma of seeking behavioral services among the minority population served at the Center. The organization currently offers part-time behavioral health services to Montgomery Cares patients, and this project will expand the capacity of the Center to serve additional patients who are not Montgomery Cares patients, i.e., Medicaid, private insurance, and Medicare.  Grant funds will be utilized for clinical staff salaries. 
Organization Contact Information: www.mccclinic.org


Grantee Organization: Pressley Ridge
Jurisdiction Served: Allegany
Grant and Amount:  17-020 ($350,000)
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant supports
implementation of the HOMEBUILDERS® model, an evidence based program which aims to increase family engagement in treatment with a goal of family preservation and cost savings for the social service system.  The Center will work closely with the Allegany County Department of Social Services to provide services for children removed from their parents due to substance use.  The program's goal is family preservation when appropriate by increasing access to behavioral health and wraparound services.  Grant funds will be utilized for clinical staff salaries and training on the HOMEBUILDERS® model.
Organization Contact Information: www.pressleyridge.org


Grantee Organization: Garrett County Health Department
Jurisdiction Served: Garrett
Grant and Amount:  16-005 ($180,000) 
Grant Project Description: This three-year grant supports the use of tele-health technology to increase access to Medication Assisted Therapy (MAT) and responds to the recommendations of the Governor’s Heroin and Opioid Emergency Task Force. The program involves a collaboration between the Garrett County Health Department and the University of Maryland School of Medicine's Department of Psychiatry. Grant funds support the salary costs of program staff and the contracting of an outside evaluator. 
Organization Contact Information: www.garretthealth.org​

 

Grantee Organization: Behavioral Health Systems Baltimore
Jurisdiction: Baltimore City
Grant and Amount: 16-006 ($600,000)
Grant Project Description: This three-year grant is being utilized to support the operating costs of a new “Stabilization Center” in Baltimore. The center will be located at the current site of a Federally Qualified Health Center and will intercept EMS calls for alcohol/substance use, divert these individuals from hospital emergency departments, and refer them to services at the Stabilization Center. Individuals receive case-management after discharge from the Center. Grant funds are being utilized to support the salaries of peer recovery support specialists.
Organization Contact Information: http://www.bhsbaltimore.org

 

Grantee Organization: Potomac Healthcare Foundation
Jurisdiction Served: Baltimore City
Grant and Amount:  16-007 ($275,000)
Grant Project Description: This thee-year grant is utilizing funding to establish a 50-bed residential Recovery Support Center in West Baltimore. The project addresses three of the seven goals of the Governor’s Heroin and Opioid Emergency Task Force by: (1) expanding access to treatment by removing one of the barriers for accessing care, housing; (2) enhancing the quality of treatment via an evidence-based approach that utilizes residential recovery housing; and (3) boosting overdose prevention efforts, as “stable housing and quality treatment are the bulwarks against overdose.” Grant funds are being utilized to support the salary costs of case managers at the program.
Organization Contact Information:  http://www.mountainmanor.org

 

Grantee Organization: Bon Secours Baltimore Health System
Jurisdiction Served: Baltimore City
Grant and Amount:  16-008 ($125,000)
Grant Project Description: This three-year -grant supports the creation of a new Forensic Diversion Program (FDP) for inmate pre-trial mental health stabilization prior to competency determination from the courts. The goal of the Bon Secours FDP program is to enable court-involved individuals with serious mental illness awaiting trial to receive services at Bon Secours in lieu of another placement in the state hospital system. Grant funds are being utilized to support staff salaries and training.
Organization Contact Information:  http://www.bonsecoursbaltimore.com

 

Grantee Organization: Lower Shore Clinic
Jurisdiction Served: Lower Shore
Grant and Amount: 16-012 ($105,000) 
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant provides funding to support the "CareLink" program that targets individuals with behavioral health needs who Present at the Peninsula Regional Medical Center (PRMC) ED in high volumes and provides intensive case management services for these individuals in a community setting post-hospital discharge. The proposal involves a partnership with PRMC and is designed to help reduce 30-day readmission rates for individuals participating in the program.  CHRC grant funds are being utilized to support the salary costs of program staff (This grant is also listed in "Reducing avoidable ED visits and promoting care in the community").
Organization Contact Information: http://www.gogettersinc.org/Lower-Shore-Clinic.html

 

Grantee Organization: Family Services, Inc. 
Jurisdiction Served: Montgomery County
Grant Amount: 15-006 ($250,000) 
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant provides funding to expand Family Services' CareLink program to Holy Cross Hospital and Holy Cross Germantown Hospital. The CareLink program was previously successfully implemented at Washington Adventist Hospital and Shady Grove Hospital. The program targets individuals at a high risk for readmission who have behavioral health needs and/or medical conditions complicated by socio-economic factors. Grant funding is utilized to support the salary costs program staff (This grant is also listed in "Reducing avoidable ED visits and promoting care in the community").
Organization Contact Information: http://www.fs-inc.org/

 

Grantee Organization: Calvert County Health Department
Jurisdiction Served: Calvert County
Grant Amount: 15-007 ($600,000)
Grant Project Description: This three-year grant award provides funding to accelerate ongoing behavioral health integration efforts in Calvert County. This grant enables Calvert County to expand access to behavioral health and medication assisted addiction treatment in a demonstrated unserved rural area of the state. Grant funds are being utilized to support staff salaries and to upgrade its EMR system.
Organization Contact Information: http://www.calverthealth.org/

 

Grantee Organization: Mental Health Association of Frederick
Jurisdiction Served: Frederick
Grant and Amount: 14-012 ($325,000)
Grant Project Description: This three-year grant seeks to expand access to behavioral health care services in the region and reduce behavioral-health related hospital emergency department visits at Frederick Memorial Hospital. The grantee has expanded the hours of a new behavioral health urgent care/walk-in service to available to residents regardless of ability to pay or health insurance status. Grant funds are being utilized to support staff salaries.
Organization Contact Information: www.fcmha.org

 

Grantee Organization: Allegany County Health Department
Jurisdiction Served: Allegany County
Grant Amount: 14-017 ($30,000) 
Grant Project Description: This one-year grant supported a “behavioral health learning collaborative” that provides training and technical assistance to providers in the region. Grant funds were utilized to support the start-up costs of the collaborative, which provided access to training and technical assistance and enabled behavioral health providers to participate in Maryland’s ongoing efforts to promote functional behavioral health integration. (The grant is also listed in "Expanding Safety Net Capacity").
Organization Contact Information: http://www.alleganyhealthdept.com

 

Grantee Organization: Behavioral Health Leadership Institute
Jurisdiction Served: Baltimore City 
Grant Amount: 14-021 ($20,570) 
Grant Project Description: This one-year grant allowed Behavioral Health Leadership Institute to develop a sustainability plan for the Partners in Integrated Treatment and Community Health (PITCH). The PITCH model provided for integration of a clinical team with trained community health workers and strong community partnerships.  Grant funds were utilized to hire an expert to consult on financial sustainability and Medicaid reimbursement. Grant funds were leveraged by BHLI to receive additional funds from Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Foundation and the Zanvyl and Isabelle Krieger Fund and helped support the development of a Community Health Worker Toolkit. (The grant is also listed in "Expanding Safety Net Capacity").   
Organization Contact Information: http://www.bhli.org/index.shtml​

 

Grantee Organization: Mosaic
Jurisdiction: Baltimore City
Grant and Amount: 14-013 ($550,000)
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant supported a collaborative program between Mosaic and Baltimore Medical System to provide integrated behavioral health and primary care services to residents of Baltimore City. Grant funds were utilized to support the Opening of the Sharfstein Center on N. Charles Street. Services provided included somatic, case management, addiction and behavioral health programs. Grant funds supported staff salaries.
Organization Contact Information: www.mosaicinc.org

 

Grantee Organization: Worcester County Health Department
Jurisdiction: Worcester
Grant and Amount: 14-014 ($600,000)
Grant Project Description: This three-year grant supported a program to improve access to somatic/primary care services for adults who have serious mental illness (SMI) and/or addictions illness. The new unit provides team-based care and access to publicly supported psychiatrists and therapists. Grant funds are being utilized to support staff salaries.
Organization Contact Information: www.worcesterhealth.org

 

Grantee Organization: Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services
Jurisdiction Served: Montgomery
Grant and Amount: LHIC13-006 ($200,000) 
Grant Project Description:  This proposal seeks to promote obesity prevention efforts and reduce behavioral health-related ED visits. Grant funds would be utilized to promote comprehensive care coordination efforts. 

 

Grantee Organization: Allegany County Health Department
Jurisdiction Served: Allegany
Grant and Amount: LHIC12-003 ($25,000) 
Grant Project Description: The Allegany County Health Planning Coalition utilized CHRC grant funds to support the training of more than 80 providers to reduce the incidence of opioid prescription drug use and to support activities to reduce tobacco use, prescription drug and alcohol abuse, and promote regular screenings for chronic diseases.  Grant funding also supported the purchase of nicotine replacement therapy resources to support the health department’s tobacco cessation program, breathalyzers to the County Sheriff’s Office, and  Medreturn units to provide permanent medication/drop off sites throughout the community.  

 

Grantee Organization: Carroll County Health Department
Jurisdiction Served: Carroll
Grant and Amount: LHIC12-007 ($25,000) 
Grant Project Description: The Carroll County Health Department utilized CHRC grant funds to reduce behavioral-health related visits to the hospital emergency department by providing access to urgent care.  This urgent care model was created by expanding the capacity of an existing Outpatient Mental Health Clinic, which used CHRC grant funding to build the system for scheduling and billing for services provided at the urgent care facility. 

 

Grantee Organization: Cecil County Local Health Improvement Coalition
Jurisdiction Served: Cecil
Grant and Amount: LHIC12-008 ($25,000) 
Grant Project Description: The Cecil County Local Health Improvement Coalition utilized grant funds to hire an external consultant to perform a broad, community based needs assessment and resource evaluation focusing on prescription drug abuse.  This assessment will analyze multiple factors involving prescription abuse and will provide a blueprint for suggested potential effective interventions for the continuum of services and agencies involved that will guide Cecil County’s work in this area for several years.  

 

Grantee Organization: Mobile Medical Inc.
Jurisdiction Served: Montgomery
Grant and Amount: 12-006 ($136,000)
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant supported the opening of a new primary care clinic in Rockville, co- locating services with existing behavioral health care services provided by Montgomery County. The program integrated primary care and behavioral health treatment for depression, anxiety, addiction, and other clinical issues through collaboration with community organizations. Grant funds were utilized to support salary costs. The grantee reported providing services for 469 new patients through 815 visits over the duration of the grant.
Organization Contact Information: www.mobilemedicalcare.org​

 

Grantee Organization: Lower Shore Clinic
Jurisdiction Served: Lower Shore
Grant and Amount: 12-007 ($240,000)
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant supported a program to add primary care services to an existing behavioral health care clinic. The program provided regular physicals, preventative services, and chronic disease management for individuals with existing mental health or substance use disorders. Grant funds supported the operational costs for this expansion of services. The grantee reported serving 434 individuals through 1,468 visits over the duration of the grant.
Organization Contact Information: http://www.gogettersinc.org/Lower-Shore-Clinic.html

 

Grantee Organization: Way Station, Inc.
Jurisdiction Served: Frederick, Washington, and Howard Counties
Grant and Amount: 12-012 ($170,000)
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant supported a new service model integrating three evidenced-based practices to improve the effectiveness of behavioral health care and primary care services for low-income individuals with serious and persistent mental illness and co-occurring disorders. The program implemented the Missouri Health Home Model, adding primary care professionals to community mental health teams. Grant funds were utilized to support operational and administrative costs. The program served 736 patients annually in three jurisdictions over the duration of the grant and helped lay the groundwork for the State’s Behavioral Health Homes program. There are now 75 Behavioral Health Homes in the State.
Organization Contact Information: http://www.waystationinc.org/

 

Grantee Organization: Walden Sierra, Inc.
Jurisdiction Served: Southern Maryland
Grant and Amount: 12-013 ($250,000)
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant enabled Walden Sierra to co-locate behavioral health services with primary care partners, aimed at serving low-income and uninsured individuals with behavioral health disorders. Walden partnered with Greater Baden Medical Services, a federally qualified health center, and Medstar/St., Mary's Hospital System to provide primary care and clinical space for Walden Sierra outpatient services. The grantee reported providing services for 549 individuals and 875 visits over the duration of the grant.
Organization Contact Information: http://www.waldensierra.org/

 

Grantee Organization: Mary's Center for Maternal and Child Care, Inc.
Jurisdiction Served: Prince George's and Montgomery Counties
Grant and Amount: 12-014 ($198,318)
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant integrated behavioral health care at the Mary’s Center's primary care service locations in Silver Spring and Adelphi. The program served both individuals with a mental health diagnosis as well as those suffering from medical conditions such as chronic pain, hypertension, diabetes and histories of poor adherence to medical treatment plans. Grant funds were utilized to support staff salaries. The program provided services to 4,394 individuals and provided through 9,386 visits over the duration of the grant.
Organization Contact Information: http://www.maryscenter.org/

 

Grantee Organization: West Cecil Community Health Center
Jurisdiction Served: Cecil, Harford
Grant and Amount: 11-007 ($250,000)
Grant Project Description: This three-year grant was awarded to integrate behavioral health care services at its primary care facility. The behavioral health care team consults with WCHC’s primary care providers to refer patients to services and work collaboratively to ensure comprehensive, integrated care to patients who need primary and behavioral health care services. Grant funds were utilized to support the salaries of behavioral health practitioners. The grantee reported serving 4,645 patients through 11,515 visits over the duration of the grant.
Organization Contact Information: www.westcecilhealth.org/

 

Grantee Organization: Baltimore County Health Department
Jurisdiction Served: Baltimore Co.
Grant and Amount: 11-008 ($350,000)
Grant Project Description: This three-year grant supported a re-entry program that provided case management services for incarcerated patients before and after release with behavioral health and substance abuse disorders. The program directed participants with substance abuse disorders to available inpatient and outpatient substance abuse programs post discharge from a detention center.  Grant funds supported two case managers who were geographically distributed throughout the county. This program provided services for 344 individuals over the duration of the grant.
Organization Contact Information: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/agencies/health

 

Grantee Organization: Prince George's Health Department
Jurisdiction Served: Prince George's
Grant and Amount: 11-009 ($210,000)
Grant Project Description: This three-year grant supported a re-entry program that provided services at Adam’s House, which offers ex-offenders assistance in successfully transitioning back to the community. The program included behavioral and primary health care services, addiction services, life skills education, parenting development, employment services, and transportation assistance. Grant funds supported staff salaries. The grantee reported serving 82 individuals through 984 visits over the duration of the grant.
Organization Contact Information: http://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/health/

 

Grantee Organization: Mosaic Community Services
Jurisdiction Served: Baltimore City
Grant and Amount: 11-010 $200,000
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant supported a pilot program that integrated primary care services for individuals with a co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders.  Participants were assessed for somatic health care needs, and connected with a primary care provider. Grant funding was utilized for staff salaries. The grantee reported providing services to 316 individuals over the duration of the grant.
Organization Contact Information: http://www.mosaicinc.org/

 

Grantee Organization: People Encouraging People
Jurisdiction Served: Multiple
Grant and Amount: 11-011 ($250,000)
Grant Project Description: This three-year grant supported the integration of a primary care program with existing behavioral, rehabilitative and support services. The program inserted primary care professionals within existing Assertive Community Treatment teams to provide added needed services to those with complex health and social needs. Grant funding was utilized for clinical staff salaries. This grantee reported serving 368 new individuals through 1,400 visits over the duration of the grant.
Organization Contact Information: http://www.peponline.org/aboutpep/

 

Grantee Organization: Baltimore City Health Department - Substance Abuse Systems, Inc.
Jurisdiction Served: Baltimore City
Grant and Amount: 09-010 ($250,000)
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant supported a program aimed at providing integrated, community-based treatment services using Integrated Dual Disorders Treatment (IDDT) for those with co-occurring disorders and criminal justice system involvement. Patient services were provided by a team of behavioral health, social service and criminal justice professionals. Grant funds were utilized to provide operational costs for the program. The grantee reported serving 48 individuals through 2,385 visits over the duration of the grant.
Organization Contact Information: http://health.baltimorecity.gov/

 

Grantee Organization: Mid-Shore Mental Health System
Grant and Amount: 09-014 ($132,605)
Jurisdiction Served: Talbot County
Grant Project Description: This three-year grant supported a telemedicine initiative for Mid-shore youth enrolled in the 60-day inpatient substance use treatment at the Jackson Unit in Allegany County. This program enabled youth’s families to participate in treatment, who otherwise may not have due to transportation barriers. Grant funds were utilized to support staff salaries. This program provided services to 71 families over the duration of the grant.
Organization Contact Information: www.msmhs.org

 

Grantee Organization: Somerset Health Department
Jurisdiction Served: Somerset County
Grant and Amount:  09-017 ($400,000)
Grant Project Description: This three-year grant provided support for the integration of services for individuals with mental illness or co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse disorders. The program provided assessment and counseling services to individuals who have addictions and mental health related issues through a collaborative approach with three mental health treatment agencies: Eastern Shore Psychological, Maple Shade, and Lower Counties Community Services. Grant funds were utilized to support costs for tele-psychiatry services. This program served 518 individuals and provided them with 8,221 visits over the duration of the grant.
Organization Contact Information: http://somersethealth.org/

 

Grantee Organization: Upper Chesapeake Healthlink
Jurisdiction Served: Harford
Grant Amount: 09-018 ($250,000) 
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant supported the integration of on-site mental health services and medication management in a primary care setting. Grant funds supported the recruitment of specialty care providers for the program. Throughout the program nearly 90 specialty care providers were contracted and consistently booked to capacity.  The grantee reported serving 3,397 patients through 15,733 visits over the duration of the grant.
Organization Contact Information: www.uchs.org/?section=healthlink&page=about_healthlink​

 

Grantee Organization: Junction, Inc.
Jurisdiction Served: Carroll County
Grant and Amount: 08-014 ($109,000)
Grant Project Description: This one-year grant supported psychiatric services for adolescents and young adults with a co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorder. Services provided through this grant included psychiatric mental health consultations, and emergency psychiatric consultations. Grant funding were utilized to support staff salaries. The grantee reported serving 172 patients through 489 visits over the duration of the grant.
 

Grantee Organization: Harford County Health Department
Grant and Amount: 08-015 ($484,237) 
Jurisdiction Served: Harford County 
Grant Project Descriptions: This three-year grant supported the Hope Program, a re-entry program that included substance abuse and mental health treatment for adjudicated individuals. The program provided free drug treatment, counseling, medical and mental health care to those incarcerated at the Harford County Detention Center and continued those services after release. The program also provided transportation to treatment centers, and linkage to social services. Grant funds were utilized to support staff salaries. This grants provided health care services to over 1,000 individuals throughout the county over the duration of the grant.
Organization Contact Information: www.harfordcountyhealth.com


Grantee Organization: Way Station, Inc. 
Jurisdiction Served: Frederick
Grant and Amount: #08-016 ($500,000) 
Grant Project Description: This three-year grant supported the implementation of Integrated Dual Disorders Treatment (IDDT) and the development of Dual-Diagnosis Capability to better serve individuals with co-occurring substance addictions. Grant funds were utilized to support staff salary costs and training. This program provided services to over 500 patients through 26,000 visits over the duration of the grant. 
Organization Contact Information: www.waystationinc.org

 

Grantee Organization: Atlantic General Hospital
Grant and Amount: 08-021 ($355,000) 
Jurisdiction Served: Worcester County 
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant enabled Atlantic General Hospital to open a new behavioral health center to deliver services in an ambulatory care setting, targeting individuals using the hospital's emergency department for behavioral health issues. Grant funds were utilized to support personnel costs and to provide funds for capital improvements to open the new center. They also leveraged and additional $30,000 in private and federal funds to contribute to the sustainability of the program. Atlantic General reported a 30% decrease in emergency room use by patients utilizing the behavioral health care services at the Atlantic Health Center in the one-year after services were initialized.
Organization Contact Information: www.atlanticgeneral.org/

 

Grantee Organization: Anne Arundel Mental Health Agency 
Jurisdiction Served: Anne Arundel 
Grant and Amount: 08-028, ($355,000) 
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant supported services to assess, stabilize, and treat uninsured Anne Arundel County residents with co-occurring disorders who are in need of immediate services. Patient services were delivered by a team including mobile crisis personnel, patient advocates and case managers. Grant funds were utilized to support staff salaries and training. The grantee reported serving 2,355 patients over the duration of the grant.
Organization Contact Information: www.aamentalhealth.org/


Grantee Organization: Johns Hopkins Bayview
Jurisdiction Served: Baltimore City
Grant and Amount: 07-008 ($485,479) 
Grant Project Description: The three-year grant provided comprehensive primary care services to people living with serious mental illness. Services included preventative medicine, health education, health coaching and counseling. Initial outcomes provided by the grantee indicated that patients who received intensive services from the program compared to those who were referred to their primary care provider experienced a reduction in smoking (33.8%), visits to the emergency room (34.8%), and high cholesterol (44%). Grant funds were utilized to support staff salaries and supplies. The grantee reported that 268 individuals were served through 1,666 visits over the duration of the grant.
Organization Contact Information: www.hopkinsbayview.org/psychiatry


Grantee Organization: Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services 
Jurisdiction Served: Montgomery County
Grant and Amount: 07-009 ($491,854) 
Grant Project Description: This three-year grant supported the Under One Roof program which extended primary care services to individuals through the Department's Outpatient Addictions Program. Services included comprehensive and coordinated care at the DHHS's Methadone Clinic, Drug Court Program and the Threshold Psychiatry Clinic. Furthermore, Under One Roof was able to provide podiatry specialty care to patients referred from any Community Health Link clinic in the county. It also served as a satellite clinic for the Gude Men's Shelter in Rockville. The grantee reported that 1,510 individuals were served through 4,252 visits over the duration of the grant.
Organization Contact Information: http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/hhs/


Grantee Organization: Tri-State Community Health Center 
Jurisdiction Served: Allegany County 
Grant and Amount: 07-010 ($395,578) 
Grant Project Description: This three-year grant supported a collaborative program between the grantee, Allegany Health Right, and Western Maryland Health System to integrate community based mental health and substance abuse services with somatic services for uninsured adults in Allegany County. The program provided patients with referrals to psychiatric services, crisis beds, and outpatient addiction services. Grant funds were utilized to support clinic staff salaries. This program provided services to 470 individuals with mental health or addictions services over the duration of the grant.
Organization Contact Information: www.tschc.org


Grantee Organization: Union Memorial Hospital
Jurisdiction Served: Baltimore City
Grant and Amount: 07-011 ($333,721) 
Grant Project Description: This three-year grant funded the Buprenorphine Initiative program and an effective inpatient-to-outpatient transition program for Heroin and opiate addicted patients. After release from Union Memorial Hospital, patients were followed in the Adult Medicine Clinic (AMC) for buprenorphine (Suboxone) maintenance therapy according to a standard buprenorphine treatment protocol. Grant funds were utilized to support staff salaries and data collection. The grantee reported serving 902 individuals through 9,061 patient visits over the duration of the grant.
Organization Contact Information: http://www.medstarunionmemorial.org/


Grantee Organization: Walnut Street Community Health Center (now Family Healthcare of Hagerstown)
Jurisdiction Served: Washington County
Grant and Amount: 07-012 ($339,125) 
Grant Project Description: This three-year grant supported the Improving Patient Care Program at WSCHC health facility. The program incorporated behavioral health services within the Center’s established family practice. Grant funds were utilized to purchase equipment and support staff salaries and training. The grantee reported serving 570 patients through 6,594 visits over the duration of the grant.
Organization Contact Information: http://familyhch.org/

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