Trillium Health Resources recognizes monthly awareness events sponsored by local or national organizations and agencies. By helping to publicize these events, we bring attention to these causes to help reduce stigma and share the need for behavioral health services to address them.
As a managed care organization, Trillium coordinates services for mental health, substance use, and intellectual and developmental disabilities in 26 counties in eastern North Carolina. In addition to contracted services, Trillium promotes initiatives as part of its reinvestment plan—one-time funds that Trillium can spend locally as a result of savings by managing Medicaid funding and services efficiently and locally.
In may of 2008, the US House of Representatives announced July as Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month
Learn about how you can get involved with Minority Mental Health Awareness Month
July 26, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 28th Anniversary
The Americans with Disabilities Act is officially titled “28 CFR Part 35 – Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability in State and Local Government Services” and “28 CFR Part 36 - Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability by Public Accommodations and in Commercial Facilities.” By celebrating the 28th anniversary we help bring attention to the ADA and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA). Both give civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities similar to those provided to individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, and religion. The ADA and ADAAA also assure equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities for access to businesses, employment, transportation, state and local government programs and services, and telecommunications..