Treatment Team Awards
1st place -- National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)
Founded in 1979, NAMI is the nation's voice on mental illness. It is the largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of persons living with serious mental illness and their families. Every state in the union has a NAMI chapter and they are in more than 1,000 local communities; these affiliates join as one in pursuit of the NAMI goals of advocacy, research, support, and education.
2nd place -- Massachusetts Clubhouse Coalition (MCC)
The MCC's National Employment Expansion Project is dedicated to expanding employment opportunities for people battling mental illness and to dispelling the stigma that often serves as a barrier. In March 2007, this MCC initiative hosted the first National Employment Celebration on Capitol Hill. The event was a powerful forum for people with mental illness, employers and federal legislators to speak about the important role that work plays in recovery, and an opportunity to honor employers who strongly support reintegration.
1st place -- San Luis Valley Mental Health Center (MHC)
San Luis, Colorado
Providing counseling and education to adults, adolescents, children, families and seniors, the San Luis Valley MHC serves residents throughout six counties in southern Colorado. The staff is committed to understanding and improving the mental and emotional health of the people they serve through caring, confidential, high-quality and cost-effective services.
2nd place -- The Mental Health Cooperative
The Mental Health Cooperative is an agency that incorporates intensive
case management, clinic services and 24-hour emergency psychiatric services
into an integrated system of care. The center assists children and adults
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