Mental Health reform has made entrance into the care system confusing and challenging for individuals and families which delays treatment and leads to greater expense.
United Way's Goal
- Develop a rapid care system for people with mental health challenges and enhance caregivers’ ability to care for their loved ones. This will ensure that individuals in crisis and their caregivers can access needed resources.
- Provided treatment, therapy and counseling for more than 1,550 adult and children with psychiatric issues due to abuse or neglect, substance abuse issues, or other behavioral health challenges helping them improve their health, living conditions, and overall quality of life
- Provided physical therapy and occupational therapy for over 60 infants and toddlers with physical and developmental disabilities that improved their physical abilities and quality of life
- Enriched the lives of 113 adults through education, social skill development, housing, and occupational training.
United Way’s Partners
Amos Cottage Rehabilitation Hospital, Bowman Gray Child Guidance Center, Children’s Center for the Physically Disabled, The Enrichment Center, Family Services, The Fellowship Home, Group Homes of Forsyth, Mental Health Association, Partnership for a Drug-Free NC, Special Children’s School, YWCA of Greater Winston-Salem, and Youth Opportunities