Central Health replaces the Austin Independent School District as an appointing agency after amending and restating the Articles of Organization.
As a result of a grant from the St. David’s Medical Center, the Rundberg Clinic opens. It provides mental and physical health care for adults and children.
Integral Care is awarded a grant from Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to develop the Health Integration Project, a partnership between Integral Care and CommUnityCare to provide primary health care at our clinics.
The Home and Community-Based Services Waiver is expanded to provide additional services that help people living with IDD gain independent living skills.
Integral Care launches a tobacco cessation policy and goes tobacco-free at all locations.
Integral Care develops the Crisis Chat Operating Standards and Chat Specialist Training Manual. Crisis Chat provides text-based support to people in crisis.
Integral Care is accredited by the Joint Commission, an independent nonprofit whose endorsement is the gold standard of healthcare accreditation worldwide, reflecting top-of-the-line care and value.
Integral Care is named one of the Healthiest Employers in Central Texas by the Austin Business Journal.
Integral Care is awarded the CEO Cancer Gold Standard accreditation for its commitment to employee health.
Mayor Lee Leffingwell selects Integral Care to lead and develop Senator Kirk Watson’s 10 in 10 Initiative’s behavioral health component with Central Health. The 10 in 10 Initiative identified gaps, priorities and resources for the high use of mental health services, and was used to develop the 1115 Transformation Medicaid Waiver projects.
Integral Care leads the Texas Council of Community Centers Health Opportunities Work Group to develop statewide policy and recommendations for the Affordable Care Act and 1115 Transformation Medical Waiver.
Integral Care joins Central Health and Seton Healthcare Family as a partner in the Community Care Collaborative (CCC), a multi-agency, multi-provider system of health care that provides services to low income, uninsured individuals.
Integral Care CEO, David Evans, receives the 2012 Saul Feldman Award for Lifetime Achievement, presented by the American College of Mental Health Administration, for his contributions to the advancement of policy in mental health and recovery from substance use disorders.
Integral Care is awarded the National Council for Behavioral Health’s Community Impact Award for Mental Health First Aid.
Integral Care launches two of eight 1115 Waiver projects. The eight projects address community needs and fill gaps while transforming the region’s system of care and reducing unnecessary use of emergency services.
The Telemedicine project expands access to psychiatric care in four locations including emergency and outpatient services.
The Prescriber Capacity project ensures timely access to medication management services.
Other projects include Whole Health Peer Support, Chronic Disease Management, Assertive Community Treatment in partnership with the City of Austin, Community Behavior Support Team for individuals with co-occurring mental health and intellectual or developmental disabilities, expanded Mobile Crisis Outreach Team in partnership with Travis County, expanded crisis residential capacity and a new integrated healthcare clinic.
Integral Care partners with UT’s School of Social Work to create a program that showcases best practices for the integration of behavioral health and primary medical services.
Integral Care’s Dove Springs integrated clinic opens. It provides mental and physical health care for adults and children.
Integral Care’s Spanish website is launched.
The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) awards Integral Care with a grant for the creation of substance use prevention and family preservation services in the Del Valle Independent School District.
The Safe Haven program begins working with veterans experiencing mental health issues and substance use disorder to help them get housed.
Integral Care hosts the Healthy Kids, Thriving Community summit to raise awareness of children’s mental health issues and launches an ongoing planning effort to improve the children’s mental health system and increase access to services.
Integral Care releases the Travis County Plan for Children’s Mental Health, a coordinated five year plan to improve the wellness of children and youth in Travis County.
Integral Care starts Integrated Care in Schools, a program offering school-based mental and primary healthcare services within the Manor, Del Valle and Pflugerville Independent School Districts.
Integral Care develops the START Project, a crisis prevention and intervention service that supports adults living with IDD and mental health needs.
Integral Care participates in the Health Justice Learning Collaborative, an initiative spearheaded by the National Council on Behavioral Health and the Major County Sheriff’s Association to improve the ways communities address the number of individuals with mental illness who are in jail.
Integral Care creates the Hub Learning Community (HLC), a free network for IDD professionals in 27 Central Texas counties.
The Healthy Community Collaborative (HCC) begins bringing individuals, organizations and community members together to improve housing access and the quality of care for people experiencing homelessness and living with mental illness or co-occurring disorders.
Integral Care Systems Chief Medical Officer, Dr. James Baker, joins the University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School as Associate Chair of Clinical Integration and Services in the Department of Psychiatry, splitting his time between Integral Care and the medical school.
The Judge Guy Herman Center for Mental Health Crisis Care opens, providing short term, emergency psychiatric crisis care in a secure, protected residential environment for people experiencing mental health crises.
Construction begins for Housing First Oak Springs, a permanent supportive housing community for homeless individuals living with mental illness and/or substance use disorder.