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Entries by Elissa
During this past year, more than 1,000 men and women began their journeys toward recovery with McClendon Center. Thanks to you and your generosity, we are able to provide them – and our other 3,000 clients – with quality care, compassion, and services that are changing their lives for the better. Rabbi Alexander, your support […]
This Holiday Season we are honored to be partnering with Blick Art Materials in the national Blick Give and Get campaign! As a charitable partner of this giving event, we’re excited to offer a unique opportunity for you to donate to our art programs. Visit your local Blick Art Materials retail location between November 29th […]
Shara Cyrus, our former Day Program Clinical Manager, shares her reflections of her years with McClendon Center. Shara left McClendon Center in August to further her career with the DC Department of Behavioral Health, working with children with behavioral health needs. There are very rare times that a person is lucky enough to find […]
After a summer of mass shootings, it seems as though the national debate on how to fix what is broken comes down to two major options: restrict the availability of guns or define a group of individuals who should have restricted access to guns. This latter group almost always involves defining persons with mental illness […]
McClendon Center’s Patient Discharge Coordination (PDC) program, a collaboration with AmeriHealth Caritas DC, was featured in the DC Hospital Association Quality Showcase publication. PDC was launched in 2015, with the goal of reducing hospital readmissions and improving HEDIS* measures by seamlessly transitioning and reintegrating individuals from psychiatric hospitalization back into the community. Since its inception, […]
October – December 2018 Mission Impact Priority Outcomes