Henry Street Settlement on the Lower East Side has long operated an outpatient mental health clinic — with services such as psychiatric evaluations, therapy and medication management.

But in January, the social services and arts organization adopted a new model — a program known as CONNECT, or Continuous Engagement between Community and Clinic Treatment. It’s now one of nine sites across the Bronx, Manhattan and Brooklyn that are piloting the program that seeks to embed mental health clinics within more dynamic community centers.

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