Several new programs for adults and children living with mental illness, substance use disorder and intellectual and developmental disabilities open.
Alameda House: A rehabilitation center for adults and veterans living with mental illness and substance use disorder.
Autism Project: A day treatment program for children diagnosed with autism.
Respite Care: A program for adults living with mental illness and disabilities.
Elderly Respite Care: A program that supports elderly people living with mental illness.
Fairweather Lodge: A residential program where people living with mental illness live and work together.
Homestead South: An affordable housing program for adults living with mental illness.
Infant Parent Program: A children’s mental health program for infants ages 0-3 years living with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their parents.
Patterson House: A home-based program for women living with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Neches Crossing Adult Day Treatment: A day program for adults with mental illness and substance use disorder.
Consumer Benefits: A program that helps people living with mental illness apply for and secure Social Security benefits.
The New Milestones Foundation (NMF), now Integral Care Foundation (ICF), forms as the fundraising branch of Integral Care to raise awareness and resources for mental health.
Integral Care opens 300 housing units and provides 125 Section 8 Certificates to adults living with mental illness.
Integral Care’s Crisis Team starts working with chronically homeless individuals. The team works with law enforcement and local hospitals and visits people wherever they are in the community.
The Consumer Drop-in Center opens. The center was managed by clients living with mental illness and provided training for independent living skills like hygiene, cooking, socialization and relaxation techniques.
Peer support programs begin. Peers have lived experience of mental illness, substance use disorder or intellectual and developmental disabilities and help others live successfully on their own.
Geneva Training House, a training program for entry into the Fairweather Lodge, begins operations.