The Porch Light Initiative, a groundbreaking Philadelphia program supported by RWJF, pairs artists with individuals receiving treatment for behavioral health challenges to design, paint and hang large-scale murals. The projects engage people in a new way, developing deeper connections to their community and creating a safe space to talk about behavioral health issues.
The Early Detection, Intervention and Prevention of Psychosis in Adolescents and Young Adults (EDIPPP) initiative has gathered evidence to show the value of engaging communities toward preventing severe mental illness in young people. Hear about one young woman's journey.
December 1, 2009
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Health policy experts discuss various care management programs which seek to reduce costs while enhancing quality for people with complex health care needs. Patients with complex health care needs account for a high percentage of annual medical ex ...