Together We Can Change How We Think About Mental Health & Wellness

In case you missed this great call to action from First Lady, Michelle Obama, we thought you’d like to hear her call to action in the Campaign to Change Direction, a nationwide campaign to raise awareness around mental health in America. Green Door Behavioral Health is a proud partner of this initiative.

The Mental Health Reform Act of 2015

On August 4, 2015 Senators Chris Murphy (D-CT) and Bill Cassidy (R-LA) introduced the Mental Health Reform Act of 2015, comprehensive legislation to reform the U.S. mental health care system. The legislation reauthorizes a number of programs within the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), establishes workforce training and education programs for behavioral…

Why the homeless man who graduated from Harvard is still on the streets

Terrance McCoy’s article on Alfred Postell was so compelling he wrote a follow-up article on July 16th. This follow up continues to illustrate the non-discriminatory nature of mental illness and the challenges that those trying to help them face. “…We ask ourselves how they can live like that. … But many also were full of hopes,…

The homeless man who went to Harvard Law with John Roberts

On July 13, 2015 Washington Post writer, Terrence McCoy, wrote the first of two stories about Alfred Postell. Postell was a Harvard Law student that would eventually become schizophrenic and ultimately homeless. “That few remember what happened to Postell perhaps betrays the illness that seized him. Schizophrenia creeps. Some people, especially those as accomplished as Postell,…

Housing

Green Door has a distinguished record of providing affordable housing for people with severe mental illness. For 25 years, we have helped members in all phases of their recovery to secure stable, pleasant, affordable housing. We have developed an extensive and constantly expanding housing program that meets the quality and economic needs of our members….

Core Service Agency

Mental Health Clinical Services Green Door is a certified Core Service Agency (CSA) under the District of Columbia’s Department of Mental Health and provides a variety of mental health services for our members. The term “Core Service Agency” means that we are responsible for helping our members get all their basic (or core) needs met….

Programs and Services

Green Door provides comprehensive programs tailored to the individual needs of people with a mental illness. Most of Green Door’s programs may be used by mental health consumers individually as they need or want them. Community Support Services: Green Door is certified by the Department of Mental Health as a Core Service Agency (CSA) and…