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MI Discretionary Funding Fiscal Year 2016

Center: CMHS

Grantee: ADULT WELL-BEING SERVICES
Program: PBHCI
City: DETROIT
State: MI
Grant Award Number: 5 H79 SM062285-02
Congressional District: 14
FY 2016 Funding: $400,000
Project Period: 2015/09/30 - 2019/09/29

PrimeCare is an initiative to establish coordinated and integrated primary and behavioral health care services in Detroit, MI. The target population is low-income African American Detroit-Wayne County residents with serious mental illness (SMI) or SMI with Co-Occurring Disorder and who have or are at risk of co-morbid physical health problems including chronic disease. A subpopulation of focus is those living in Adult Foster Care homes. An estimated 61% will be males; 39% female; 10% will identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender. At least 80% will come from Detroit. Nearly one-quarter have less than a high school education. African American adults are 20% more likely to report serious psychological distress than Whites, and those living below poverty are two-to-three times more likely to report serious psychological distress than those living above poverty. Diagnoses such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression and severe anxiety are common and are exacerbated by obesity, poor nutrition, inadequate physical activity, smoking, co-occurring substance use disorder and lack of family or other natural supports. Nearly three-fourths of adults with SMI in Detroit-Wayne County have at least one chronic physical health problem. More than half have two or more. Those with SMI are more than twice as likely to smoke and over 50% more likely to be obese compared to the general population. Persons with SMI are also more likely to use an emergency room or to be hospitalized, driving up health care costs.


Grantee: ALLEGAN COUNTY COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
Program: PBHCI
City: ALLEGAN
State: MI
Grant Award Number: 1 H79 SM062213-01
Congressional District: 6
FY 2016 Funding: $400,000
Project Period: 2016/09/30 - 2020/09/29

The catchment area is Allegan County located in the heart of West Michigan on the Lake Michigan shore. ACCMHS currently serves 1,094 adults with serious and persistent mental illness (SPMI) and those with a Co-occurring Substance Use Disorder (SUD). The Primary and Behavioral Health Care Integration (PBHCI) project will build upon existing services provided by a dual certified Nurse Practitioner, ACCMHS services, primary medical care collaborating partners, and multiple community support agencies to improve the health status of this population. It will do this through the use of evidence-based and best practice models of clinical care, care coordination, chronic disease management, substance abuse treatment, mental health treatment, and related services. The population of focus is adults with SPMI and adults with Co-occurring SUD of Allegan County. ACCMHS has identified their low income SPMI and Co-occurring SUD populations as a sub-population of this grant. PROJECT GOALS: 1) Improve access to primary care services to the low-income SPMI and co-occurring SUD population. 2) Improve prevention, early identification, and intervention to reduce the incidence of serious physical illness, including chronic disease in the low-income SPMI and co- occurring SUD population. 3) Increase the availability to integrated holistic care for physical and behavioral disorders for the low-income population. OBJECTIVES include: 1) Improve access to a primary care provider for clients of ACCMHS who do not have a pre-established "health home" and who are medically disenfranchised. The PBHCI project will provide services to 250 ACCMHS clients in Year 1; 500 clients in Year 2; 750 clients in Year 3; and 1,500 clients in Year 4 of the project period. 2) Provide primary medical care services focused on chronic disease prevention and/or management. 3) Create a sustainable on-site culturally competent primary and behavioral health care clinic.


Grantee: AMERICAN INDIAN HEALTH AND FAMILY SERVICES OF SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN, INC.
Program: State/Tribal Youth Suicide Prevention
City: DETROIT
State: MI
Grant Award Number: 5 U79 SM061738-03
Congressional District: 13
FY 2016 Funding: $736,000
Project Period: 2014/09/30 - 2019/09/29

The goals of the R.E.S.P.E.C.T. (Respecting, Engaging, Supporting, Protecting, Empowering, Connecting and Teaching) Project are to: 1) Increase the number of persons in schools, foster care systems, juvenile justice programs, and tribal sites trained to identify and appropriately refer youth at risk for suicide. 2) Increase the number of clinical service providers trained to assess, manage, and treat youth at risk for suicide. 3) Improve continuity of care and follow-up of youth identified at risk for suicide who are discharged from emergency departments and inpatient psychiatric units. 4) Increase identification of risk, referral to and utilization of behavioral health care services. 5) Increase the promotion and utilization of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. 6) Comprehensively implement applicable sections of the 2012 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention to reduce rates of suicide ideation, attempts, and deaths in our communities.
Four measurable outcomes include: 1) Increased Outreach for suicide awareness (1400 annually, 7000 total), 2) Expanded Training and technical assistance to improve ability of local and tribal community members and professionals to identify, manage and treat youth at risk (100 annually, 500 total); 3) Continued Screening to increase identification of at-risk youth (100 annually, 500 total), and 4) Improved and expanded Treatment measured by an increase of at-risk youth receiving culturally appropriate behavioral health care.


Grantee: ARAB COMMUNITY CENTER/ECON/SOCIAL SRVS
Program: PBHCI
City: DEARBORN
State: MI
Grant Award Number: 1 H79 SM062324-01
Congressional District: 12
FY 2016 Funding: $400,000
Project Period: 2016/09/30 - 2020/09/29

The ACCESS Health and Research Center currently includes a co-located community mental health clinic and primary care medical clinic in Dearborn, an integrated satellite clinic (mental health and primary care) in Sterling Heights, which targets resettled refugees, and a specialty treatment program for victims of crime and torture survivors located in Dearborn above the clinic. All clinics and programs serve a significant number of clients with serious mental illness. Southeast Michigan is the largest resettlement site in the US for Iraqi refugees, having resettled more than 12,000 Iraqi refugees from the 2003 War in Iraq during the past five years. Southeast Michigan is also considered the largest placement site for the anticipated resettlement of Syrian refugees in late FY2015 and FY2016. Mental illness prevalence among Iraqi refugees is very high. The purpose of ACCESS's proposed PBHCI project is to develop coordinated and integrated service for co-located delivery of primary, specialty, and mental health care in a behavioral health setting. The project goal is to improve the physical health status of the population of focus with serious mental illness, including those with co-occurring substance use disorders, who have or are at risk for comorbid primary care conditions and chronic disease. The project objectives are to (1) improve the health of the population of focus, (2) enhance the quality, access, and reliability of care, and (3) reduce and control the per capita cost of care. The proposed project's population of focus will include clients who are already active in the clinics mentioned above. This population of focus currently totals 895 individuals with SMI. The population of focus will grow by roughly 50 clients each year for the next four years, due to the recent reopening of the satellite clinic in Sterling Heights.


Grantee: ASSOCIATION FOR CHILDREN'S MENTAL HEALTH
Program: Statewide Family Network Program
City: LANSING
State: MI
Grant Award Number: 1 HR1 SM063039-01
Congressional District: 7
FY 2016 Funding: $95,000
Project Period: 2016/06/01 - 2019/05/31

The Association for Children's Mental Health (ACMH) through statewide peer support, advocacy, education, information, leadership and networking opportunities for parents/caregivers of children and youth with serious emotional disturbance, will empower families to have the skills, knowledge and abilities needed to navigate child and family services, use their voice to inform and influence key decision makers, and become active participants in the policy level decision making that will affect all children and families throughout Michigan. This project will also support youth and the community partners who support them.


Grantee: AVALON HOUSING, INC.
Program: CABHI
City: ANN ARBOR
State: MI
Grant Award Number: 1 H79 SM063308-01
Congressional District: 12
FY 2016 Funding: $400,000
Project Period: 2016/09/30 - 2019/09/29

Avalon Housing proposes to provide permanent supportive housing, and care coordination for 200 chronically homeless adults annually who have significant behavioral health issues such as mental health, substance use disorder (SUD), or co-occurring disorders. The Washtenaw CABHI project prioritizes the highest needs, highest risk, and highest cost households who present particular challenges to stability and recovery. This includes people who have experienced long-term homelessness, spent multiple years unsheltered, and who have had frequent involvement with emergency health systems and the criminal justice system. The Washtenaw CABHI project builds on existing community partnerships that were initially engaged through a federal Social Innovation Fund demonstration project targeting homeless frequent-users of emergency health services. A Steering Committee made up of stakeholders will expand and coordinate the project's efforts. The project follows evidenced based practices that align with SAMHSA's recovery and housing goals, and includes two behavioral health providers, both of whom have significant experience serving this challenging population. The project also includes a strong evaluation component that will identify service gaps and build evidence for supporting the long term service needs of clients. Services provided include intensive case management, peer recovery support, supported employment and community building activities, all of which are informed by a philosophy grounded in housing-first, harm reduction and assertive engagement. Housing and services staff are trained in motivational interviewing, trauma informed care, and relationship building. Care coordination among multiple providers will be an essential component of this project to support clients in achieving recovery and housing stability. Clients will be referred through our HUD centralized intake process.


Grantee: CHERRY STREET SERVICES, INC.
Program: PBHCI
City: GRAND RAPIDS
State: MI
Grant Award Number: 5 H79 SM062357-02
Congressional District: 3
FY 2016 Funding: $400,000
Project Period: 2015/09/30 - 2019/09/29

Cherry Health is a Federally Qualified Health Center based in Grand Rapids, Michigan that provides primary care, dental, vision and behavioral health services to over 60,000 patients. We are serving a total of 3,390 consumers who qualify as seriously mentally ill at all of our locations. Sixty percent of the SMI consumers are Caucasian, 26% are African American, Hispanics, Latinos, and Asian make up the majority of the remaining 14%. Ninety-six percent speak English, 2% speak only Spanish; however 4% consider language to be a barrier to receiving care. Fifty-four percent of the SMI population is female and 46% are male. The majority of the SMI consumers are between the ages of 31 and 60 (22% between 31 - 40, 26% between 41 - 50, 27% between 51 - 60), 16% are below age 31, and 9% are over 61. Only 14% are homeless.


Grantee: CITY OF FLINT
Program: ReCAST Program
City: FLINT
State: MI
Grant Award Number: 1 H79 SM063521-01
Congressional District: 5
FY 2016 Funding: $972,106
Project Period: 2016/09/30 - 2021/09/29

The Flint Resiliency in Communities after Stress and Trauma Program (ReCAST) is designed to promote resilience in the Flint community by assisting high risk youth and families, mitigating the impact of trauma, reducing behavioral health disparities and increasing the opportunities and training for Flint youth through strong community engagement strategies. These efforts will leverage available cross- agency strategic planning and evidence based-trauma informed behavioral health activities. The target population is high-risk youth and their families impacted by the Flint Water Emergency (FWE). Poverty, exposure to violence and trauma, decreased educational and employment opportunities all contribute to the risks facing youth and their families.

This ReCAST project includes organizing partnerships to empower the Flint community to support at-risk youth and families in developing resilience, reducing violence, building strong families, and community. Goals will use a community-based participatory approach by developing and implementing a strategic plan that builds partnerships and awareness of issues faced by high-risk youth and their families identified through a comprehensive Community Needs Assessment Process. Evidence-based trauma informed interventions will develop a common service philosophy utilizing Skills for Psychological Recovery accessed by all agencies providing services and resources. All high-risk youth and their families who live in, attend school, or work in the City of Flint will be eligible to be served throughout the project. It is anticipated that the scope of this project will target 1,000 high risk youth each year through the 5 year project period.


Grantee: COMMUNITY MNTL HLTH SVCS/MUSKEGON CO
Program: SOC Expansion and Sustainability Coop
City: MUSKEGON
State: MI
Grant Award Number: 1 H79 SM063405-01
Congressional District: 2
FY 2016 Funding: $996,000
Project Period: 2016/09/30 - 2020/09/29

The Enhanced Partnership: Expanding and Sustaining Muskegon County's System of Care project will serve youth with Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED) aged 0-21 and their families living in Muskegon County with an emphasis on youth who are involved in multiple systems. Child serving systems and agencies will work collaboratively to enhance and sustain a comprehensive, coordinated and responsive System of Care (SOC.) This SOC will be family driven, youth guided, trauma informed and culturally and linguistically proficient at the system, practice and service levels. This project will enhance the county-wide continuum of care offered by child serving systems, and will build off the Pathways to Potential (P2P) model currently in every school district to increase early identification, access and evidence-based treatment options in Muskegon County. Pathways to Potential hires "Success Coaches" in schools where youth and families are located to address attendance, education, health, safety and self-sufficiency. The program utilizes a number of support networks and partnerships to wrap services around families. The approach outlined in this proposal positions Muskegon to lead widespread adoption in the entire state; both Pathways to Potential and Wraparound are models implemented and supported by the State of Michigan. Over the course of this project, 275 youth will be served (50 in year 1; 50 in year 2; 75 in year 3; and 100 in year 4.)


Grantee: EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
Program: Campus Suicide Prevention Grant
City: YPSILANTI
State: MI
Grant Award Number: 5 U79 SM061802-03
Congressional District: 12
FY 2016 Funding: $101,946
Project Period: 2014/09/30 - 2017/09/29

Eastern Michigan University (EMU) will develop and implement a plan to address suicide prevention and mental health promotion utilizing a comprehensive and coordinated network of students, faculty, staff and community resources. To be comprehensive not only requires a wide range of participants, but must also involve efforts on many different levels; awareness, education, training, crisis response, and intervention. EMU's proposed project is titled "SAFE Now: Stigma and Fear End Now" at Eastern Michigan University. The project will serve the entire student body of 23,000, along with targeted efforts toward our LGBT students, student veterans, and students in the Honors College. Aligning with the current University infrastructure, the project will expand on current in-person training for selected faculty and staff and add online gatekeeper training for students, faculty and staff. The goal of this project is to unify current efforts across the university that are successful, but somewhat disconnected, and build on those activities to create a university-wide suicide prevention and mental health promotion plan that includes training programs, education activities, awareness campaigns and crisis response. Measurable objectives include; 1.) Increase help-seeking behaviors among EMU students, 2.) Reduce the negative attitudes and myths about mental illness and suicide that are framed in stigma, fear and lack of accurate information, 3.) Increase the number of students, faculty and staff who are able to recognize and respond to students experiencing mental health distress, and 4.) Create a community network of students, faculty, and staff, along with campus organizations and departments, that work together to promote suicide prevention.


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