Integrity House, one of New Jersey’s largest licensed not-for-profit providers of substance use disorder (SUD) treatment and mental health services with programs in Kearny, Newark, Secaucus, Toms River, Morris Plains, and Paramus, has received $6,293.89 from OneDigital as part of their OneDigital DASH fundraiser; these funds will help support Integrity House’s Mobile Community Care (MCC) program.
OneDigital, the nation’s leading insurance brokerage, financial services, and HR consulting firm, raised over $260,000, which was distributed among 27 charities and nonprofits, including Integrity House; the donations were raised by OneDigital employees as part of the 15th annual OneDigital DASH, the company’s signature fundraising event, where participants engage in physical and mental fitness activities while generating awareness for worthy nonprofits.
Funded by the New Jersey Department of Human Services Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS), Integrity’s Mobile Community Care reduces barriers to SUD medications that are proven to be lifesaving. Designed to engage individuals who experience obstacles connecting to care at traditional brick-and-mortar facilities, such as individuals experiencing homelessness, Mobile Community Care enables those in need to connect with clinicians and peer recovery specialists in real time to address their SUD, medical, and recovery needs.
Integrity House uses the mobile unit to travel to targeted areas within the Newark community to perform on-site screenings and assessments for SUD, mental health, physical health, and other needs, and if clinically indicated, immediately prescribe medications to treat SUD. The program also provides care coordination services, harm reduction resources, and recovery support.
“As a purpose-driven company, we strive to make a positive impact on the lives of all those we serve,“ said Lauren List, OneDigital Sr. Regional Marketing Manager and co-captain of the OneDigital DASH team. “This is what drives our commitment to social responsibility and giving. We’re extremely proud to support Integrity House and their Mobile Community Care program through this year’s OneDigital Dash.”
“We’re very grateful to OneDigital for this generous and timely donation that will enhance Mobile Community Care’s capacity to serve those most in need,” said Integrity House Senior Director of Development and Strategy Naima Briscoe, MBA, at Integrity House. “We launched Mobile Community Care in May 2023 to further extend our services beyond our treatment campus in Newark. A key aspect of this program is addressing the high rates of fatal and nonfatal overdoses. With over 400 drug-related deaths in Essex County this year alone, the need for these services is abundantly clear.”
For more information, please visit https://integrityhouse.org.
About Integrity House
Integrity House is committed to helping individuals and families through an effective and measurable system of comprehensive Therapeutic Community addiction treatment, mental health treatment, and recovery support in a way that brings about positive, long-term, lifestyle change. Integrity’s CARF-accredited, licensed, and highly effective treatment community believes in a client-centered holistic approach, offering integrated services and a full continuum of care for addressing substance use disorders and mental health conditions.
Founded in 1968, Integrity House is one of the largest not-for-profit providers of substance use disorder treatment and mental health services licensed in the state of New Jersey. Integrity’s robust inpatient, residential, and outpatient offerings, complemented by prevention, education, and recovery support services provide individuals with a path to improved health and wellness.
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