The Central Texas African American Family Support Conference (CTAAFSC) begins, bringing together families, consumers and professionals. The conference aims to raise awareness of mental and physical health care services, reduce stigma, increase access to care and decrease health disparities. It remains the longest-running conference of its kind.
Integral Care partners with Capital Area Behavioral Health and Cenpatico to form Tejas Behavioral Management Association (Tejas), which provides behavioral health and safety net services.
Integral Care forms new partnerships with the ARC of the Capital Area, the National Association for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) Texas and Austin Chapters and others.
Integral Care participates with other organizations to create the Travis County Hospital District (Central Health).
Integral Care hosts a conference in the community to highlight the improvements for Psychiatric Emergency and Crisis Services.
The E-Merge Program, Integral Care and CommUnityCare’s integrated healthcare model program, receives national praise.
Project Recovery, a collaboration between the criminal justice system and Integral Care, begins providing residential treatment to individuals with mental illness and a history of public intoxication arrests.
Funding is awarded for Crisis Respite and Outpatient Competency Restoration programs to begin operations at Integral Care’s North Lamar facility.
ATCMHMR (Integral Care) changes its name to Austin Travis County Integral Care to respond to changing attitudes and honor the dignity of individuals living with mental illness, substance use disorder and intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Integral Care becomes a founding member of the Ending Homelessness Coalition (ECHO) and continues maintaining Austin’s Homeless Management Information System.
Integral Care opens Next Step, a voluntary 24/7 residential program for people recovering from a mental health crisis.
Integral Care begins offering Mental Health First Aid, a national program that teaches people how to help someone who may be in crisis or showing signs of mental illness.
Integral Care collaborates with the Department of State Health Services (DSHS) to become the state-wide pilot for the Medicaid Youth Empowerment Services (YES) Waiver. The YES Waiver provides comprehensive home and community-based mental health services to youth ages 3-18 who have a serious mental illness and meet the criteria to receive care in a psychiatric hospital.