Funded by The Sunflower Foundation
The Integration Grants funded by the Sunflower Foundation totaled $100,000. A total of 55 individuals have been trained by Cherokee Health Systems in Knoxville, TN representing 12 different safety net clinics and mental health centers.
Ten of the 55 individualss who have been trained participated in the learning to become a Behavioral Health Consultant (BHC). The BHC serves a team of primary care providers as their behavioral health professional. Several of the clinics and mental health centers have begun integrated services.