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Timeline

Timeline

1966  

Integral Care is founded (known at the time as Austin Travis County Mental Health Mental Retardation Center, or ATCMHMR).

1967  

Integral Care begins operations. Its original appointing authorities were the City of Austin, Travis County Commissioners Court, the Austin Independent School District (AISD) and the University of Texas at Austin (UT). These entities were responsible for appointing Integral Care’s Board of Trustees.

1977  

The University of Texas withdraws as a sponsor, but remains a strong supporter of Integral Care.

1982  

Restated Articles of Organization are promulgated.

1983  

The New Milestones Foundation (NMF) is formed as the nonprofit fundraising branch of Integral Care. NMF raises money, develops affordable housing and promotes awareness and education regarding brain-based disorders in our community.

1995  

Integral Care’s facility on East Second Street opens, providing an array of adult behavioral health services in the largest facility to date.

1996  

The Nadine L. Jay facility opens, providing psychiatric crisis services through programs such as Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES), a 24/7 crisis hotline, Mobile Crisis Outreach Teams (MCOTs), and The Inn, which provides residential crisis treatment.

2000  

The Central Texas African American Family Support Conference begins. It was the first conference of its kind in Texas and the third in the United States. The annual conference provides information and educational opportunities to consumers, families and the community about mental health, developmental and intellectual disabilities, chemical dependence, co-occurring disorders, and physical health issues.

Integral Care partners with Capitol Area Behavioral Health and Cenpatico to form a Texas Uniform Unincorporated Nonprofit Association (TUUNA) called Tejas Behavioral Health Management Association (Tejas). Tejas provides behavioral health services for a variety of consumers and contributes to providing safety net services for the indigent population.

2009  

Integral Care becomes the official name of the organization, replacing ATCMHMR. This change was made to reflect evolving attitudes and terminology and to honor the dignity of people who seek our services

2010  

The Articles of Organization are amended and restated, with Travis County Healthcare District (Central Health) replacing AISD as an appointing agency Integral Care.

2011  

Integral Care receives accreditation from the Joint Commission, an independent nonprofit whose endorsement is the gold standard of healthcare accreditation nationwide, reflecting top of the line care and value.

Integral Care is named one of the Healthiest Employers in Central Texas by the Austin Business Journal.

2012  

Integral Care joins Central Health and Seton Healthcare Family as a partner in the Community Care Collaborative (CCC), a multi-institutional, multi-provider system of healthcare envisioned to provide a coordinated continuum of services to low income uninsured individuals.

 

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