Greater Green Bay Mental Health Connection

Advancing Behavioral Health Initiative Phase I funded learning and planning year

Full Project Name:Greater Green Bay Mental Health ConnectionPrimary Community Organization:American Foundation of Counseling Services, Inc.Primary Academic Partner:Michelle Broaddus, PhD, Psychiatry and Behavioral MedicineAward Amount:$195,136
Award Date
July2016
Project Duration:12 months

Project Description Narrative:


Advancing Behavioral Health Initiative Phase I

The Greater Green Bay Mental Health Connection is a project within AHW's Advancing Behavioral Health Initiative, an eight-year, $20 million initiative bringing together 10 community coalitions from across Wisconsin to address pressing mental health needs within their communities. A three-phase initiative, phase one served as a funded learning and planning phase, supporting community coalitions in developing a critical project focus and implementation plan. Through this project, partners sought to develop an implementation plan that would transform the mental health of the greater Green Bay community through collaboration, social innovation, education and enhanced systems of care.

Outcomes & Lessons Learned:


• Completed the Advancing Behavioral Health Initiative Phase I learning community and planning phase

• Successfully developed project focus and implementation plan, receiving funding award for Phase II five-year project implementation period

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