Mental Health Capacity

Project Overview

1st Funding Cycle Planning Award
     Project Start Date: 4/1/2005
     Project End Date: 3/31/2006

Project Goal Statement: This project aims to assess community mental health needs in order to increase the availability of and access to local health service options by prioritizing the mental health needs of the area, creating a strategy for long term support for mental health programs, creating an implementation plan for how to increase access to services and disseminating results.

Award Amount: $27,986

Community Partners:
Primary Community Partner: HOPE Counseling
Additional community partner organization name: Marion Area Community Foundation

Academic Partners:
Primary Academic Partner: Syed Ahmed, MD, MPH, DrPH, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Additional Academic Partner: Shari Crome, Department of Family and Community Medicine

Project Progress Summary Reports:
     Project Progress Report Summary April 2005 - March 2006
     Project Final Report Summary    

Affiliated Web Pages:
     Marion Area Community Foundation

Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)

  • Outreach Materials/Events
    • Featured in the HOPE Newsletter. Drug-Free Communities Support Program Update. January 2006.
    • Featured in the Marion Area Family Resource Center Newsletter
    • Featured in the Shawano County Rural Health Initiative brochure
Contact Us

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