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Program Information
Program Name: HALI Clinic
Agency Name: Hands Across Long Island, Inc. (HALI)
Year the Program was Started: 2005
Public Contact Person: Jesse Smith
Address: 159 Brightside Avenue
Central Islip, NY 11722
Telephone #: (631) 234-1925
Fax #: (631) 234-7258
Email Address:
Website URL:
Program Category: Other
Target Participants:
Program Setting:
Program Owned or Leased Facility (leased store front, community residence)
Annual Program Budget: Over $400,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: 5-10
Paid Part-Time: None
Volunteers: None
Consumer involvement in the program
Number of staff members and volunteers who are consumers: All
How often do consumer staff and volunteers participate in program decisions? Always
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: Majority
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Other
Cost for materials? Sometimes
Program Goals: 1. To provide personalized medication management 2. to provide consumer-directed psychotherapy 3. to increase consumer empowerment with "professionals"
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? Yes
If Yes, details: To be determined.
Program Mission Statement: HALI Clinic will provide psychiatric theraputic services by consumer professionals to participants. Participants will direct their recovery through individualized recovery plans and empowerment.
Additional Information: HALI's Clinic will be the first Consumer Run Clinic in the nation and will not only raise the standard of mental health care, but re-create the way in which this country serves individuals with mental health. Real choice, real decsion will lie with the consumer.

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