Episcopal Health Foundation Awards Community Health Network With $400,000 Grant

Posted on July 5, 2018

Stephen F. Austin Community Health Network, dba Community Health Network (CHN) is extremely pleased to announce that Episcopal Health Foundation awarded a $400,000, three-year planning and implementation grant award to CHN to fully develop an integrated behavioral health model. CHN will use the Episcopal Health Foundation’s grant to embed a family nurse practitioner within the behavioral health program at the Callaway Behavioral Health Center providing primary care and Medication Assisted Therapy for opioid addiction. The funding will also pay for two additional therapists and provide for care coordination/case management services of patients to address their physical and behavioral diagnoses. Patients will be fully educated on their mental health and chronic care conditions; assisted with transition of care issues and provided referral assistance for social determinant of health needs. CHN appreciates Episcopal Health Foundation for the tremendous opportunity this grant award affords CHN to implement the best possible quality programs for patients to prevent and address mental illness and substance use disorders.  

Community Health Network is a Federally Qualified Health Center located in Brazoria and Galveston Counties offering high quality, integrated medical, dental and behavioral health care services for individuals with private insurance, Medicaid, Medicare and the uninsured.  Its main locations are found in Alvin, Freeport, Pearland and League City, Texas.  The mission of Community Health Network is to make quality health care accessible to all people regardless of their ability to pay. 

 

For more information on these services, please call 281-824-1480.