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2016 Winner: North Carolina Mobile Medication Program

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A pilot project that provides home visiting support to help ensure continuity of care for adults with severe psychiatric illness. The program focuses on low-income participants who have been prescribed psychiatric medications, and have a history of hospitalization or repeated emergency room visits.
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2016 Runner Up: Integrated Healthcare and Substance Use Collaborative

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A partnership between behavioral health specialists working within primary care practices and the hospital Emergency Department, and the police department, school district, and Mental Health and Drug Courts to address the community’s substance abuse needs through comprehensive support.
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2016 Runner Up: Multi-Tiered Behavioral Health Facility Diverts Individuals from the Criminal Justice System

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A community-based facility that would provide multi-tiered support services and short- and long-term treatment for individuals with serious mental illness, as an alternative to incarceration.
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2016 Runner Up: Text Message Crisis Counseling

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A text messaging service that connects teens and young adults in crisis to trained counselors and resources.
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2016 Runner Up: Psychosis Identification and Early Referral (PIER) Program

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An early detection, intervention and prevention model for at-risk youth that identifies and mitigates symptoms of psychosis through community outreach, assessment, and treatment.