Center for Employment Opportunities

Mental Health and Prosocial Support Services for Formerly Incarcerated Young Adults

“This grant will allow Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) to contract with Best Self Behavioral Health to have a licensed clinician on-site two days per week for mental health/substance use disorder screening and counseling, as well as to contract with Young Audiences of Western New York for biweekly arts-based pro-social programming.”

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: Buffalo, NY
AMOUNT: $140,000 over Two Years
YEAR AWARDED: 2017

The phrases "Join the Conversation" and "Let's Talk Stigma" on either side of a microphone.


Join the Conversation: An Anti-Stigma Campaign

Back in the fall of 2015, a coalition of Erie County-based behavioral health providers, agencies, and funders began to take shape. The group, coming together as the Erie County Anti-Stigma Coalition, dedicated itself to addressing the negative perceptions that so many continue to have about mental health challenges and people who deal with these challenges. … Continued