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The Fundamental Value & Role of Care Coordination

THE MEADOWLARK INITIATIVE EVALUATION | 2023 The Meadowlark Initiative brings together a clinical team (made up of prenatal care and behavioral health providers) and coordinates outreach and community services to provide better care for pregnant women and their families, improve health outcomes, and reduce family separation. This innovative model helps prenatal care providers better address … Continued

2022 Mignon Waterman Award Recipient

Brenda Kneeland, LCPC, LAC, Eastern Montana Community Mental Health Center CEO The Mignon Waterman Award was created in 2017 to honor the life and legacy of Mignon Waterman. Mignon was one of the Montana Healthcare Foundation’s founding trustees, and throughout her career, she devoted herself to improving Montana’s behavioral health system. Brenda Kneeland, LCPC, LAC, … Continued

2021 Mignon Waterman Award Announcement

We created this award to honor Mignon Waterman's life and legacy. Mignon was one of our founding trustees and served as board secretary from 2013 to 2017. Each year, we use this award to highlight an individual who, like Mignon, has made notable contributions to Montana’s behavioral health system This year, it is our honor … Continued

2020 Mignon Waterman Award Recipient

This year, it is our honor to recognize Jim FitzGerald, CEO of Intermountain and the ChildWise Institute.

Announcing Montana’s First Public Health Institute

A group of dedicated health professionals have collaborated to create Montana’s first public health institute.

2019 Mignon Waterman Award Recipient

We are proud to announce that Earl B.H. Sutherland, Ph.D., is the recipient of the 2019 Mignon Waterman Award. This award recognizes outstanding innovation and leadership in the behavioral health field. The Bighorn Valley Health Center nominated Dr. Sutherland and will receive the award on his behalf.   “With a restless spirit that befits a … Continued

2018 Mignon Waterman Award Recipient

We are proud to announce that Montana’s Peer Network is the recipient of the 2018 Mignon Waterman Award.