SIMS service utilization in 2018
Musician & Music Industry clients receiving SIMS services
Number of providers taking a reduced fee to work with our clients
Hours of Case Management performed by SIMS clinical staff
Hours of counseling delivered in one year
Hours of psychiatry delivered in one year
Days of substance use recovery services delivered in one year
Maximum time from authorization to 1st counseling session
Average client co-pay for a counseling session
SIMS supporter Chantel Ortiz is running the 2019 Austin Marathon to honor the memory of her cousin Caleb and raise money for SIMS. Here, she talks about the hope Caleb inspired in others throughout his life and why she chose to give back to mental health in Austin music, one step at a time.
Musician and entrepreneur Gabe Vasquez talks about his path to sobriety and how SIMS has helped him do a complete “life recovery,” so he can now help others.
Hip hop artist Amelia Cowen, aka AC Aftermath, discusses how music helps her process difficult feelings and how she hopes the music community will start talking more openly about mental health.
Our ability to make change requires partner organizations who are invested in our vision for delivering mental healthcare and who share resources and expertise to better our community. Learn more about Our Partners.
SIMS is currently undertaking a year-long project in collaboration with SIMS Clinical Advisory Board and mental health professionals in the field, to improve the outcomes measurement of our programs. We are building better models for data collection, analysis, and reporting to:
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