Centerstone

Award / $50,000

Priority / Health for the Underserved

Location / West Frankfort, IL Jackson and Williamson counties of focus

Grant Summary:

Centerstone proposes a one-year pilot project to provide intensive follow-up care coordination for adult patients presenting in area Emergency Departments with a mental health crisis. The primary goal for this project is to demonstrate the effectiveness of care coordination in reducing Emergency Department utilization for repeat mental health crises while also improving patient health outcomes and strengthening engagement in mental health treatment services or wellness strategies.