Scharp Care: Primary & Behavioral Healthcare Integration

Why integrate care?

  • High prevalence of undiagnosed mental disorders
  • Primary care is the de facto mental health system
  • Mental health, physical health and substance abuse problems are interwoven
  • Primary medical care settings enhance access to other services for existing patients and are cost effective
  • Minimize stigma and discrimination with one door
  • Patient-centered approach with evidence of good health outcomes

ICM Services

  • Individual psychotherapy
  • Psychiatric medication
  • Case management for housing, benefits establishment, employment, transportation, and other resources
  • Peer navigation
  • Individual drug counseling
  • Primary care
  • Groups including Seeking Safety Women's Group, Men's Group, Walking Group, Living in Balance
  • In-home outreach
  • Take people to appointments (e.g. Social Security, Access, etc.)
  • Client support services fund for emergencies, bus tokens, food, etc.
  • Rehabilitation (e.g. life skills, stress reduction, etc.)

ICM Services

  • At least one chronic physical condition
  • Meet Medi-Cal medical necessity criteria for specialty mental health services
  • 18 years or older
  • Economically disadvantaged
  • Voluntary consent
  • Not currently on parole

Program Director: Silvia Simental, LCSW

Contact Us:

14371 Clark Ave., Bellflower, CA 90706
35691 East Imperial Hwy., Lynwood, CA 90262
(310) 631-8004

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