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
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.
MHSS (Mental Health Skill-Building) 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
Crisis stabilization 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 crimina I 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
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.