PCDC's Impact: Behavioral Health

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The integration of primary care and behavioral health services is increasingly recognized as a critical component of whole-person care and improved health outcomes. Seamless referrals between primary care and behavioral health providers allow patients to quickly and easily access the physical and mental care they need through an established, trusting patient-provider relationship.

PCDC is prioritizing projects that advance behavioral health integration and services. Recent financings include fully integrated centers and substance use and recovery clinics. Our capacity building team empowers providers to improve care delivery by incorporating behavioral health strategies into existing services.

Expanding Care Access Across Connecticut

Categories: Investment
On November 20, Community Health Center, Inc. (CHC) opened the doors to a state-of-the-art, 22,400-square-foot facility in Stamford, expanding primary care access to Connecticut’s most underserved residents. The Stamford location is the first of three new health care facilities that CHC is opening across the state, all part of a $47 million undertaking made possible …

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‘People Want to Come Here’: Tips from a Health Center CEO

Categories: Client Spotlight, Investment
Of the four community health centers founded or developed by Luisa Buada, perhaps one is most prominent: Ravenswood Family Health Center in East Palo Alto, CA. As Chief Executive Officer for the last 15 years, Buada has energized every facet of Ravenswood — including its transformation from a collection of modular buildings to a gleaming, …

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PCDC’s First Financing in Washington Brings Needed Dental and Behavioral Care

Categories: Investment, PCDC News
The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) today announced the completion of its first financing in Washington State: a $15.2 million project that answers an urgent need for dental and behavioral health care. The financing enables Unity Care Northwest (UCNW), a federally qualified health center serving patients in Whatcom County, to address northwest Washington’s dentist shortage …

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PCDC-Financed Integrated Health Center Opening in Brooklyn

Categories: Client Spotlight, Investment
Next year, the Institute for Community Living (ICL) will open the doors to its new integrated health center in East New York — just over two years after PCDC helped finance the project. The center boasts 44,600 square feet of space and will be able to serve 9,700 patients, a 250 percent increase from ICL’s …

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PCDC’s First Financing in Georgia to Help Expand Primary Care for Children

Categories: Investment, PCDC News
The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) today announced the completion of its first financing in Georgia: a $13 million-project partnership that will dramatically expand behavioral health services and integrated primary care, particularly for children. Headquartered in Atlanta, CHRIS 180 is a social services organization serving six counties in Georgia by providing behavioral health services for …

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