PCDC's Impact: Opioids

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Among those on the frontlines of the opioid crisis are primary care practices and providers. To meet their needs, PCDC has financed multiple projects — from infrastructure investments to behavioral health integration — in rural and urban communities alike. Through financing and capacity building programs, our objective is to help make effective treatment widely accessible in primary care settings. These initiatives make an extraordinary impact in tackling an epidemic.

Increasing Behavioral Health Care to Combat the Opioid Epidemic

Categories: Investment
The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) has closed financing that will advance integrated behavioral health in northwest Washington State, a region deeply affected by the opioid crisis. PCDC’s $1.5 million pre-development financing is fundamental to a large project that will transform Compass Health’s Everett location — a $120 million project with backing from the city …

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Increasing HIV/AIDS Care in South Florida

Categories: Investment
The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) completed financing on its first capital investment project in Florida, which will bring integrated primary care, behavioral health, and a variety of supportive services to Miami, especially for people and families affected by HIV/AIDS. PCDC’s $6 million in debt financing and $10 million in New Markets Tax Credit allocation …

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A Health Center’s $47 Million Evolution

Categories: Client Spotlight, Investment
Community Health Center, Inc. (CHC) — Connecticut’s largest Federally Qualified Health Center — celebrated the culmination of an ambitious project this spring: a $47 million expansion of three sites across the state. Made possible through PCDC financing, the new facilities span a total of 81,400 square feet and expand primary care access to an additional …

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Before and After Financing: A Rural Health Center Thrives

Categories: Client Spotlight, Investment
In Connecticut, drug and opioid overdoses have surpassed car accidents as the leading cause of accidental deaths. The epidemic is largely centered in the rural region served by Community Health and Wellness Center of Greater Torrington (CHWC). “The opioid crisis is far-reaching and has no boundaries,” says Joanne Borduas, CEO of CHWC. “It affects all ages, …

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Making a 30-Minute Brief Intervention a Reality

Categories: PCDC News, Technical Assistance
Can a 30-minute visit make a difference in integrated behavioral health and primary care? Without question, says PCDC’s Andrew Philip, who recently demonstrated how at the National Council for Behavioral Health Conference. [Register for PCDC’s free Primary Care Summit: ‘Closing the Behavioral Health Integration Gap.’] In a live mock interaction, a fictional patient named “Mary” …

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