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Center for Prevention Services Awarded Grant Funding from Cardinal Innovations Healthcare
Center for Prevention Services was selected to receive funding through Cardinal Innovations Healthcare's Community Reinvestment Initiative.
By: Center for Prevention Services
Cardinal Innovations created the Community Reinvestment Initiative as a way to make stable, sustainable investments across its 20-county service area. Through this initiative, Cardinal Innovations asked organizations to submit proposals for programs that would improve health outcomes for its members with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental health conditions, and substance use disorders.
"The goal of this effort was to identify and fund high-impact projects in our communities,"
CPS offers FREE evidence-based substance use prevention programs for schools, summer camps, after school sites, faith-based and other community settings. Services provided are for pre-school youth through high school. CPS is also establishing programs that support individuals in recovery and individuals in active use who are seeking peer support to move toward treatment, recovery, and wellness. Prevention is a process that empowers individuals to meet life's challenges by creating and reinforcing healthy behaviors and lifestyles, which reduce risk that contributes to substance use disorders. CPS provides services in six counties, Mecklenburg, Rowan, Cabarrus, Davidson, Stanly, and Union.
About Center For Prevention Services
The Center for Prevention Services (CPS) (http://preventionservices.org/
CPS is one of the oldest free-standing prevention agencies in the nation and has a history of defining prevention through community intervention and science-based educational programs.
About Cardinal Innovations Healthcare
Cardinal Innovations Healthcare provides access to Medicaid and state-funded benefits, providers and supports for more than 850,000 individuals with complex needs. Using a community-based model of care management, Cardinal Innovations seeks to improve the health and wellness of its members by collaborating with local providers and stakeholders. Recognized for operational excellence, innovative solutions and superior outcomes for members, as well as accuracy and speed of payments to providers and cost-effective funds management, Cardinal Innovations is a leading managed care organization proud to serve North Carolina's most vulnerable citizens. For more information, visit cardinalinnovations.org.
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