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Presented at the 21st Annual Research Conference
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Session Number: 2000 Room: Salon E & F
Presenting: Neil Pessin; Jessica Fear
All Authors for this paper: Neil Pessin; Jessica Fear; David Lindy
Presentation Type: poster presentation
Synopsis: The concept of a system of care has been talked about since the early 1980’s. In 2004, VNS Community Mental Health Services took over the FRIENDS program in Mott Haven, Bronx, at the request of NYS OMH. We redesigned the program to provide an integrated mental health service for the poor, chronically underserved families in the community. We intend to share our experience along the way to building our own “neighborhood” system of care in the South Bronx.
Date: Monday, February 25, 2008
Session Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM