* Partner with local FQHC to provide co-locate primary care and behavioral health services within both agencies.
* We are a partner with another CMHC and the technology incubator for the University of Kansas in the development and sales of our electronic health record, BrightEHR. David Johnson, CEO is board treasurer for Kansas Health Information Network, the state's largest health information exchange and is a member of the Kansas Health Information Technology Advisory Council.
* 2009 Unsung Hero Award from The Shelter, Inc. emergency shelter for children.
* 2010 Building Bridges: Seeds for Program Development Award from the Midwest Symposium for Leadership in Behavior Disorders to the Bert Nash Therapeutic Classroom and the Lawrence Public Schools.
* EBP Times FEBRUARY 2010: INTEGRATED DUAL DIAGNSOS TREATMENT: Designing Group Treatment That Works by Dianne Asher, LSCSW, CADC I, Consultant and Trainer, Office of Mental Health Research and Training Group treatment interventions for dually diagnosed clients have been widely studied and have been found to provide positive treatment outcomes (Mueser, 2005). Group treatment fundamental part of IDDT programming, but can often be baffling for agencies to implement and sustain successfully. This article identifies one agency, The Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center (BNMHC) in Lawrence, KS as one IDDT program in Kansas which has turned IDDT group treatment into the cornerstone of their program. There are two major ways in which this has been shaped: 1) Groups were designed to meet the needs of people in various stages of recovery 2) Consumer involvement and collaboration between consumers and staff was used to shape content of the groups.
* 2008 Diversity Award from the Society of Human Resources Management.
* Mental Health First Aid - 1100 trained since certified in April 2008.
* 2007 Excellence in Commerce Award, Nonprofit catagory, presented by the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce.
* Homeless Outreach Program, staff embedded at homeless service agencies and shelters.
* Working to Recognize Alternative Possibilities: School-based licensed clinicians provide services to 25% of students each year.
* 3 EBP's from the Dartmouth Tool Kits: Supported Employment, Integrated Dual Diagnosis Treatment and Strengths-based Case Management.
* 2007 Ad Astra Award for Best of the Best: Innovation in Housing and Community Development presented by the Kansas Housing Resources Corporation.