Behavioral Health

minority mental health awareness month
Minority Mental Health Awareness Month Highlights Need for Strong Communities

Every July, Minority Mental Health Awareness Month spotlights the unique mental health struggles underserved populations face. All year round, our Behavioral Health & Community Justice programs and services, including Mental Health Diversion and Brooklyn SAMSHA Behavioral Health Treatment Court Collaborative, offer evidence-based enhanced services to vulnerable New York City residents.

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Raising Mental Health Awareness During Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

EAC Network continues to reach out to leaders within the diverse communities we proudly serve to better understand their evolving needs. During Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month,  we connected with Dr. Sana Malik, PhD., Assistant Professor at Stony Brook University’s School of Social Welfare. Our discussion included social…

TASC Leaders Attend National TASC Conference

EAC Network experts recently attended the National TASC Conference in Ohio, which brings hundreds of individuals from around the country together to explore the latest advancements and issues in the treatment and recovery of justice-involved individuals with behavioral health needs. EAC Network’s TASC and other behavioral health programs are internationally recognized for the impact they have on people’s lives, and it’s thanks to our very own leadership team we have to thank for that!

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From the National TASC Newsletter: an Overview of EAC Network’s NYC TASC Mental Health Programs

EAC Network has provided TASC services in New York since 1978, and in 1998 we expanded our alternative to incarceration (ATI) programming to include a diversion program for seriously mentally ill offenders and co-occurring mentally ill and substance using offenders. Our NYC TASC Mental Health Diversion programs employ Clinically Informed Judicial Supervision (CIJS), which considers a person’s assessed risk of re-offending and violence, as well as mental health and substance use or social service needs, to inform judges’ responses…

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