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is leading the country in the delivery of innovative and quality services.

Breaking new ground with preventive and primary health care for people with serious mental illness who have or are at risk of serious medical illness

  • Eli Lilly Reintegration Award for Clinical Medicine (2004)
  • National Association of County Behavioral Health Directors Thomas M. Wernert Award for Innovation in Community Behavioral Healthcare (2005)

Ending the cycle of homelessness by using evidence-based treatment and counseling

  • SAMHSA Exemplary Services Award (2003)
  • SAMHSA Science and Service Award (2008)

Supports rehabilitation and recovery with vocational and employment services

  • American Psychiatric Association Significant Achievement Award (1991)
  • The Matrix Employment Services Award (2000)

Pioneered Integrated Dual Diagnosis Treatment for adults with serious mental illness and chemical addiction

An innovator in providing housing and case management that reunifies adults who have a serious mental illness with their children

  • Eli Lilly Award for Community Reintegration (1998)
  • American Psychiatric Association Gold Award for Program Excellence (2000)
  • New York City Department of Mental Health Agency of the Year Award (2000)

Improving the health of people with serious mental illness through the development of an innovative assessment and intervention model

  • National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare Awards of Excellence (2010)
Advancing the use of best practices in the delivery of services to people with psychiatric disabilities
  • New York Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services Marty Smith Memorial Award (2009)


FACT:  For three consecutive terms, ICL has received a full 3-year accreditation for its community housing and outpatient mental health programs, the longest possible period, from the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).