We take pride in ensuring:

  • Accessibility of services
  • Specialized communication (verbal/nonverbal)
  • Consideration of financial need
  • Awareness of community resources for individuals.
  • Sensitivity to and acceptance of cultural diversity

Outpatient Therapy Services – Children, Adolescents, Adults, Families

The goal of Outpatient Therapy is to assist individuals in clarifying and accomplishing their personal goals through a process designed to help them discover their strengths, explore their options, and develop effective strategies to address challenges in their lives.

The service is provided in the office with a Licensed Mental Health Professional (LPC or LCSW); generally weekly, bi-monthly. There are no specific criteria necessary to qualify for this service.

Insurances Accepted: All Medicaid, Most Commercial Insurance, Self-Pay

Settings – office

Hours of Service – 8:30am to 5:30 Monday through Thursday and at other times by appointment

Days of Services - 4 days per week, Monday through Thursday; other times as scheduled

Frequency of Services – up to 2 sessions per week, weekly, bimonthly, monthly

Payer of Services – All Virginia Medicaid, Most Commercial Insurance, Self-Pay

Fees

Referral Sources – community partners, Managed Care Organizations, self-referral, physicians’ offices, family, friends, other behavioral health agencies, schools, Department of Social Services, foster care agencies, EPIC internal programs, Office of Children’s’ Services (CSA)

Specific Services Offered

  • Individual, family, couples, group therapy
  • Assessment and Diagnostics
  • ADHD evaluations and recommendations/behavioral health treatment
  • Play Therapy interventions (https:/www.a4pt.org/page/ParentsCornerHomePag)
  • Psychotherapy interventions
  • Parent Training
  • Assistance with development of Behavior Modification Plans
  • Assistance with fostering insight and direction for academic planning (and understanding of the special education process)
  • Care coordination

Intensive In-Home Services – Children and Adolescents

Provides intensive services in the home with a child and legal guardian to help create stability within the home so that the child is able to remain in the care of their guardian and avoid out-of-home placement.

To qualify for the Intensive In-Home Services, consider the following criteria:

  • Medicaid Eligible
  • Demonstrate a clinical need for the service arising from a mental, emotional, or behavioral disorder
  • At risk for removal from their home in placements such as psychiatric hospitalization, juvenile detention, therapeutic foster care, or residential treatment facility
  • Demonstrate significantly inappropriate social behavior or engage in dangerous activities without recognizing the danger they are in or are placing others in
  • Have received lesser restrictive services without success in changing behavior

Settings – community, home, school

Hours of Service – up to 10hours per week, not to exceed 3 hours per day per individual; service offered 7days/week

Days of Services - 7 days per week

Frequency of Services – up to 10hours per week, not to exceed 3 hours per day per individual unless clinically necessary

Payer of Services – Virginia Medicaid

Fees – no fees for individual

Referral Sources – community partners, Managed Care Organizations, self-referral, physicians’ offices, family, friends, other behavioral health agencies, schools, Department of Social Services, foster care agencies, EPIC internal programs, Office of Children’s’ Services (CSA)

Specific Services Offered – direct services, care coordination

Administrative Services – all ages

Services offered – screening for internal services, referrals to outside resources when necessary, intake/assessments for various programs, psychoeducational materials, scheduling for services, consultation, insurance verification

Office Hours:

  • Danville (152 Deer Run Road) 9am – 5pm Monday through Friday except major holidays
  • Martinsville (10 Liberty Street Extension Suite 6B) 9am – 5pm Monday through Thursday, 9am – 12noon Friday except major holidays
  • EPIC Family Behavioral Health Center (413 Mt. Cross Rd, Suite 101) 8:30am – 5:30pm Monday through Thursday, 9am – 1:00pm Friday and at other times by appointment; except major holidays

Addiction Recovery and Treatment Services (ARTS) is an intensive outpatient program for adolescents and adults.

This adult-based program is focused on the reduction of moderate or severe substance use. It utilizes evidence-based interventions with a focus on wellness, recovery, and resiliency. The curriculum is focused to increase knowledge on substances while introducing coping skills, and increasing linkage with local community resources.

Our program partners with local community resources to ensure all providers are effectively coordinating care. This program includes individual, family, and group counseling while linking active participants with our agency psychiatrist and providing education about medication management.

To qualify for ARTS, the individual must be:

  • Medicaid eligible
  • Diagnosed with at least one substance abuse related and addictive disorder as described in the DSM-S, excluding tobacco, caffeine and/or non-substance related addictive disorders.

Settings – office classroom

Hours of Service – 12pm to 3pm; up to 3 hours per day, 3 days per week as long as clinically necessary

Days of Services - 3 days per week

Frequency of Services – up to 3 hours per day, 3 days per week as long as clinically necessary

Payer of Services – Virginia Medicaid; sliding fee scale

Fees – $40.00 up to $350.00 per session (sliding fee scale)

Referral Sources – community partners, Managed Care Organizations, self-referral, physicians’ offices, family, friends, other behavioral health agencies, Department of Social Services, EPIC internal programs, Office of Children’s’ Services (CSA), Department of Corrections

Specific Services Offered – psychoeducation regarding substance use disorders, integration of coping skills to reduce usage, intensive group therapy

MHSS (Mental Health Skill-Building) -- Adults

Provides mental health services for adults in the community over the age of twenty-one (21). These individuals have a history of emotional, behavioral, and psychiatric disorders resulting in significant functional impairments in major life activities. These individuals are those who experience severe and persistent symptoms of mental illness causing further symptoms and impairments which result in producing distress and disabilities in their normal day-to-day functioning.

To qualify for the Mental Health Skillbuilding Program, consider the following criteria:

  • Medicaid Eligible
  • Mental, behavioral, or emotional illness that results in functional impairments in major life activities
  • A history of: Psychiatric Hospitalization; Residential/Community Crisis Stabilization; Intensive Community Treatment (ICT); Program of Assertive Community Treatment (PACT); Psychiatric Residential Treatment (RTC Level C); or Temporary Detention Order (TDO) due to decompensation
  • A prescription for antipsychotic, mood stabilizing or anti-depressant medication within the past year

Settings – community, home

Hours of Service – up to 15 hours per week, not to exceed 3 hours per day per individual service between the hours of 6am to 10pm (note: times and units can fluctuate if necessary, to meet the needs of individuals)

Days of Services - 7 days per week

Frequency of Services – up to 15hours per week, not to exceed 3 hours per day per individual unless clinically necessary

Payer of Services – Virginia Medicaid

Fees – no fees for individual

Referral Sources – community partners, Managed Care Organizations, self-referral, physicians’ offices, family, friends, other behavioral health agencies, EPIC internal programs, Office of Children’s’ Services (CSA)

Specific Services Offered – direct services, care coordination

Outpatient Crisis stabilization – Adults and Children/Adolescents

Provides intensive services arising from an acute crisis of a psychiatric nature that puts the individual at risk of psychiatric hospitalization, homelessness, inability to care for self, isolation from natural/community supports or incarceration.

The goal is to stabilize individuals experiencing acute crisis by staying with them in their home or by removing the individual to a temporary therapeutic setting until the crisis de-escalates.

To qualify for the Crisis Stabilization Program, consider the following criteria:

  • Medicaid Eligible
  • High risk for psychiatric hospitalization, homeless due to mental illness, or requires intervention by the mental health or criminal justice system due to inappropriate social behavior
  • Difficulty maintaining interpersonal relationships resulting in isolation
  • Difficulty managing activities of daily living (ADLs) to the degree that health and safety is jeopardized
  • Difficulty in cognitive functioning resulting in the inability to recognize personal danger

Settings – community, home, school

Hours of Service – up to 56hours per week, not to exceed 8 hours per day per individual; service offered 24hours/day; after business hours call crisis line (434) 770-3055

Days of Services - 7 days per week

Frequency of Services – up to 56hours per week, not to exceed 8 hours per day per individual unless clinically necessary; services provided consecutively up to 15 days

Payer of Services – Virginia Medicaid

Fees – no fees for individual

Referral Sources – community partners, Managed Care Organizations, self-referral, physicians’ offices, family, friends, other behavioral health agencies, schools, Department of Social Services, foster care agencies, EPIC internal programs, Office of Children’s’ Services (CSA)

Specific Services Offered – direct services, care coordination

Psychiatric Services

Assist individuals through the delivery of psychiatric assessments and care through videoconferencing with a licensed psychiatrist. Supports are provided onsite to facilitate the communication exchange between the individual and practicing psychiatrist.

To qualify for Psychiatric Services, consider the following criteria:

  • Medicaid Eligible
  • Be enrolled in another EPIC service

Settings – office

Hours of Service – by appointment only

Days of Services - 3 days per week (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday)

Frequency of Services – weekly with follow up appointments monthly

Payer of Services – Virginia Medicaid

Fees – no fees for individual

Referral Sources – community partners, Managed Care Organizations, self-referral, physicians’ offices, family, friends, other behavioral health agencies, schools, Department of Social Services, foster care agencies, EPIC internal programs, Office of Children’s’ Services (CSA)

Specific Services Offered – medication management, psychiatric evaluation, providing psychoeducation regarding disorders, psychiatric follow up, care coordination