Care Solace selected by EDUHSD for Mental Healthcare Services

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 20, 2021 / comments

[EDUHSD Selects , 1-21-21]

El Dorado, CA - Care Solace, an organization determined to calm the chaos of mental healthcare coordination, has been selected by the El Dorado Union High School District (EDUHSD) to support behavioral and mental healthcare referrals for its approximate 7,200 students, families and staff members. Care Solace equips school districts with a web-based tool that makes it easier for students, families and staff to connect with mental healthcare resources and providers in their communities.

According to Child Trends, quick and easy access to evidence-based intervention offers the best opportunity to reduce the burden of economic and health costs associated with mental health disorders. Care Solace’s care navigation system uses proprietary technology and the largest database of behavioral and mental healthcare resources in California to find carefully vetted local therapists and programs in minutes.

Families of EDUHSD will also have access to an around-the-clock Care Concierge team, where experts guide families through processes related to insurance, provider availability, wait times and scheduling.

“Creating a healthy environment for learning in the 2020-21 school year has arguably never been more challenging for staff and families,” said Chad Castruita, founder of Care Solace. “We are proud to support the El Dorado Union High School District in prioritizing the wellbeing of its school community by providing timely access into mental healthcare services.”

Care Solace provides the network necessary to help faculty, students and families determine when support is needed, and assists in coordinating community-based mental healthcare options.

In areas with limited access to behavioral and mental healthcare resources and providers, professional counseling is available through online therapy sessions. Last year alone, more than 80,000 school staff and parents used the pre-screening tool, and at least 30,000 students received mental healthcare services as a result. Care Solace has facilitated an estimated 4,000 crisis interventions. Care Solace is now available to EDUHSD families and staff. 

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