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.
The goal of this section of the tooklit Transforming Care at the Bedside is to identify a unit to serve as the hospital's pilot for TCAB¿one that can learn from the process, be a model for other units hospitalwide and includes nurses who can become champions for quality improvement.