Mental Health Cooperative

Mental Health Cooperative, Inc., founded in 1993, assists persons with serious and persistent mental illness in living successfully in their environments of choice with the least amount of professional intervention possible. The grant requested in this application will be used to fund cleanings, fillings, extractions, and dentures for adult consumers (age 21+) with mental illness, requiring acute assistance. SHINE shall pre-screen participants for appropriateness and services shall be provided by Interfaith Dental Clinic, TSU and Affordable Dentures at an agreed upon discounted rate. 60 out of 75 (80%) shall present as cavity and infection free six (6) months after completion of their SHINE facilitated dental care. 60 out of 75 (80%) shall identify a dental home with the assistance of their SHINE collaboration partner within twelve (12) months.