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New eight-month pilot program to advance standards of care for people with schizophrenia

July 16, 2019

"The 'Advancing Standards of Care' program brings a real opportunity to strengthen and enhance the benefit we can bring to people with schizophrenia," said Megan Griggs, clinical director of adult outpatient services at AltaPointe Health Systems, one of the 10 sites selected for participation. "We're confident that even these basic changes, if applied consistently, can lead to meaningful improvements in the lives of people with schizophrenia and their caregivers."

Pilot sites in the program include:

AltaPointe Health Systems, Inc., Mobile, AL AtlantiCare Behavioral Health, Egg Harbor Township, NJ Cobb & Douglas Community Services Board, Smyrna, GA Family Guidance Center for Behavioral Healthcare, Saint Joseph, MO Gallahue Mental Health Services, Indianapolis, IN Hill Country Community MHMR Center, Kerrville, TX Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois, Springfield, IL Recovery Resources, Cleveland, OH Seminole Behavioral Healthcare, Fern Park, FL Spokane Mental Health, Spokane, WA

Source: Chandler Chicco Agency