DANSVILLE, NY -- CASA-Trinity, Inc. (Council on Alcohol and Substance Abuse of Livingston County) has received a $3.8 million federal grant to expand services.
"We are thrilled to receive this funding," said CASA-Trinity, Inc. CEO Ann Domingos. "We are looking forward to implementing the key activities to help the behavioral health needs of residents in Livingston County and beyond."
Services to be provided include crisis mental health services, patient-centered treatment planning, comprehensive outpatient mental health and substance use services, case management, medical assessments, comprehensive community recovery supports as well as social / family supports, and services that build upon cooperative relationships with judicial officials/court systems.
CASA provides substance use disorder services to approximately 1,900 individuals annually, and approximately 6,000 individuals are served by our mental health partners each year. In the first year of the proposed CCBHC project, the organization proposes to serve 5,500 persons who have serious mental illness (SMI) or substance use disorders (SUD), including opioid use disorders; children and adolescents with serious emotional disturbance (SED); and individuals with co-occurring mental and substance disorders (COD). An additional 1,350 individuals will be served in the second year.
Partnerships with county community services departments and other subject matter experts acting as Designated Collaborating Organizations (DCOs) are part of the project and will help build capacity for addressing disorder needs throughout the region. These entities include: Family Services of Chemung county, Livingston County Mental Health Services, Steuben County Department of Community Services, Finger Lakes Community Health (Federal Qualified Heath Center) and Tri County Family Medicine Program.