Result Area 5: Establish Community Wellness Hubs

Three regional Be Well Campuses – North, Central & South County – anchor the system, increasing access and greatly improving the quality and outcomes of mental health and addiction treatment for this community. The Campuses will include a variety of mental health and addiction assessment, stabilization, and recovery services, co-located and coordinated, and uniquely available to all residents of Orange County regardless of payer. 

The first Be Well Campus is currently under construction in the city of Orange and scheduled for completion December 2020. This Campus sets the first tangible cornerstone in building a world-class system of mental healthcare, and a new reality for this community:

In Orange County, everyone that needs care, gets great care.

Result Area 5 is focused on achieving coordinated, integrated, and responsive health, behavioral health, and wellness services capacity in Orange County through integrated primary care/behavioral health, urgent needs, mobile treatment options strategically located in three geographic regional areas. Be Well has united Orange County, CalOptima, and the county’s health systems to establish state of the art integrated wellness campuses in three regions across Orange County.

Key Partners / Organizations

Clinical Steering Committee: OC Health Care Agency, Mind OC, CalOptima, Hoag, Providence (St. Jude Medical Center, St. Joseph Hospital, Providence Southern CA Region), Kaiser Permanente, MemorialCare, UCI School of Medicine, CHOC Children’s

Stakeholder Groups: Police, Sheriff, City Managers, Housing Providers, Community Based Organizations, Consumers & Families

Result Area Action Plan

The core strategy to achieve Result Area 5 is to operationalize the Be Well Wellness Campuses, initially at the North Campus in the City of Orange (opening early 2021), and then in two other regions. Activities include the construction of the campus, with continuous engagement of many stakeholder groups as well as a Clinical Steering Committee, coming together to inform the operational flow, referral processes and client experience of North Campus.

Long Term Outcome

All OC residents can access needed mental health and substance use services, regardless of insurance status and types (payor agnostic). 

Strategies and Activities

Open 1st Be Well OC Campus for Care

  • Complete construction per schedule
  • Secure service contracts
  • Define performance metrics of value-based contracts
  • Complete program-specific licensure
  • Activate infrastructure for facility operations
  • Define access, admissions, and discharges with community stakeholders (i.e., hospitals, law enforcement, first responders, families, etc.)

Short Term Outcomes

Identify 2nd Be Well Campus Site

  • Explore location options and potential partners

Short Term Outcomes

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