San Andreas, CA – Mind Matters and its partners received a grant from Mark Twain Medical Center at the annual Community Grants Award Luncheon yesterday. The criteria to apply for the award changed this year, details are in the news story here. There were six applicants according to Marketing Manager Nicki Stevens.
Stevens noted that Mind Matters is an excellent example and will be a great case study of the type of programs that the Mark Twain Medical Center supports through grants. Stevens says the Mind Matters program attracts patients from the valley as a unique and comprehensive treatment center serving families affected by ADD / ADHD, autism spectrum disorders and learning disabilities. The specific program that was funded is called Gaining Independence for Pathways for Successful Transition of Youth With ADD and ADHD to Independent Living. Mind Matters is a partner with DRAIL in Sonora which serves Tuolumne county and Creative Support Alternatives in Calaveras County. Both DRAIL and Creative Support Alternatives provided Independent Living Services, resources and advocacy.