Our mental health programs are founded under evidence-based practice and are for individuals diagnosed with a Serious Mental Illness or Serious and Persistent Mental Illness. Our focus is to help individuals manage their mental health so that they can improve functioning in many different realms of their day-to-day lives and live the life they want to live.
— helps enable recipients to develop and enhance psychiatric stability, social competencies, personal and emotional adjustment and independent living and community skills when these abilities are impaired by symptoms of a mental illness. Meeting with the recipients’ one on one in the community to help overcome barriers and improve functioning so that recovery goals are achieved.
— sometimes referred to as talk therapy, is a treatment to help individuals with a range of issues and problems including depression, anxiety, loss, difficulty coping, trauma, and stressors. Therapy is based on a trusting and supportive relationship with the therapist which allows the individual to express feelings openly, identify patterns in thinking and behavior, develop effective coping techniques and improve sense of well-being and functioning. Therapy can be a stand-alone treatment or can be provided in concert with other mental health therapies such as medications, case management and psychosocial rehabilitation (ARMHS).
— is a comprehensive mental health evaluation which serves as the starting point for any mental health treatment. It includes a systematic review of current problems and symptoms, history of the problems, current and past medical problems, mental status exam, substance usage, developmental and social history, current life circumstances, risk assessment and cultural factors. The diagnostic assessment determines the presence of any mental disorders as defined in The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorder and provides recommendations for treatment and services. Certain programs such as ARMHS and mental health case management require the completion of a diagnostic assessment to determine eligibility.
— provides intensive, short-term psychiatric stabilization and case management services. This service is available to adults who have a serious mental illness or serious and persistent mental illness who need supports beyond what other mental health services provide.