Integrity House receives $6.3K from OneDigital to support mobile community care program

Integrity House, one of New Jersey’s largest licensed providers of substance use disorder treatment and mental health services, on Thursday said it received $6,293.89 from OneDigital as part of its OneDigital DASH fundraiser; these funds will help support Integrity House’s Mobile Community Care program.

Funded by the New Jersey Department of Human Services Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services, Integrity’s Mobile Community Care reduces barriers to SUD medications that are proven to be lifesaving. Designed to engage individuals who experience obstacles connecting to care at traditional brick-and-mortar facilities, such as individuals experiencing homelessness, Mobile Community Care enables those in need to connect with clinicians and peer recovery specialists in real time to address their SUD, medical and recovery needs.

The Newark-based not-for-profit has programs in Kearny, Newark, Secaucus, Toms River, Morris Plains and Paramus and uses the mobile unit to travel to targeted areas within the communities to perform on-site screenings and assessments for SUD, mental health, physical health and other needs, and, if clinically indicated, immediately prescribe medications to treat SUD. The program also provides care coordination services, harm reduction resources and recovery support.

“As a purpose-driven company, we strive to make a positive impact on the lives of all those we serve,“ Lauren List, OneDigital senior regional marketing manager and co-captain of the OneDigital DASH team, said. “This is what drives our commitment to social responsibility and giving. We’re extremely proud to support Integrity House and their Mobile Community Care program through this year’s OneDigital DASH.”

“We’re very grateful to OneDigital for this generous and timely donation that will enhance Mobile Community Care’s capacity to serve those most in need,” Integrity House Senior Director of Development and Strategy Naima Briscoe said. “We launched Mobile Community Care in May 2023 to further extend our services beyond our treatment campus in Newark. A key aspect of this program is addressing the high rates of fatal and nonfatal overdoses. With over 400 drug-related deaths in Essex County this year alone, the need for these services is abundantly clear.”

OneDigital, a national insurance brokerage, financial services and human resources consulting firm, raised over $260,000, which was distributed among 27 charities and nonprofits, including Integrity House; the donations were raised by OneDigital employees as part of the 15th annual OneDigital DASH, the company’s signature fundraising event, where participants engage in physical and mental fitness activities while generating awareness for worthy nonprofits.