Potential Grant Opportunity for a Latino Mental Health Navigator for Central and SWOhio
Potential funding may be available for mental health navigator project(s) that are expected to reduce disparities in availability, accessibility, and quality of behavioral healthcare services for the Hispanic-Latino community in Central and Southwest Ohio. The mental health navigator project(s) will identify and target structural barriers, promote engagement in behavioral healthcare, and facilitate navigation of systems of care. Mental health navigators will work closely with clients and families to provide information on best options and referrals to healthcare professionals, facilities, and organizations specializing in the client’s needs.
Applicants may include ADAMHS Boards or area agencies working in collaboration with local ADAHMS Boards in OhioMHAS designated area(s) of the state. Applicants should demonstrate collaboration with local system partners; experience and familiarity in working with Latinos; and, readiness to implement a bilingual community mental health navigation model. More information on this potential grant opportunity to come in the following weeks.