Office Hours 8-5 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and 8-7 Tuesday. Office number 648-0330.
Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)
A set of intensive clinical, medical, and psychosocial services provided by a mobile multi-disciplinary treatment team; basic services and supports essential to maintaining an individual’s ability to function in community settings including assistance with accessing basic needs through community resources.
ACT services are targeted at adults with serious mental illness who require intensive services and supports to avert more restrictive services or settings (such as hospitalization, crisis residential placement, or incarceration). ACT services are based on the principle of recovery and person centered practice and are individually tailored to meet the needs of the individual. Services are provided in the person’s residence or other community locations by all members of the ACT team.
Crisis services are focused on resolving a crisis situation requiring immediate
attention and are available during office hours, Monday through Friday at the Ehardt Center, and 24 hours per day, 7 days per week utilizing the toll free Access/Crisis number which is (888) 225-4447.
Assistance for seniors regarding medical concerns, depression, stress management, mental wellness, legal/financial issues, living/placement options, Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Staff provides education and consultation for individuals, families, Senior Centers, meal sites, churches, the legal community and law enforcement.
Crisis Residential Services
A short term alternative to inpatient psychiatric services for individuals experiencing an acute psychiatric crisis. The goal is to avert hospital admission or to shorten the length of an inpatient stay.
Screening of, and admission to and discharge planning from a community based inpatient psychiatric unit for individuals experiencing an acute psychiatric crisis
Services to assist in maintaining a goal of living in a family home by temporarily relieving unpaid primary caregivers. Respite may be offered in the family home, other settings, or the community depending on the individual’s needs.
Family Support Subsidy
Assistance in linking eligible families with the family support subsidy for minors, and in maintaining enrollment
Home Based Services for Children and Families
Home Based Services provide short term, intensive services to children, and their families, with multiple service needs who require access to an array of mental health services. The primary goal is to promote normal development, promote healthy family functioning, support and preserve families, and reduce or shorten length of stay in psychiatric hospitals and other substitute care settings. Home Based Services are provided in the home and community settings.
Individual, family and group therapy services to help improve mental health functioning, social inclusion, maximize independence, enhance psychological functioning, motivation, emotional adjustment, and promote improved functioning and more appropriate interpersonal and family relationships.
Case Management/ Supports Coordination
Assessment, planning, linking, advocacy, coordination and monitoring to assist individuals in gaining access to needed health services, financial assistance, education, social services, and other services and natural supports developed through the person centered planning process.
Peer Support Services
Provides individuals with opportunities to support, mentor, and assist beneficiaries to achieve community inclusion, participation, independence, recovery, resiliency and/or productivity. Individuals who are functioning as Peer Support Specialists must have been diagnosed with a Serious Mental Illness, have received public mental health services and meet the MDCH specialized training and certification requirements. This allows Peer Support Specialists to have a special ability to gain trust and respect of other beneficiaries based on shared experience and perspectives with mental illness and with planning and negotiating human service systems.
The goal of Wraparound services is family preservation and independence, so families are able to operate successfully with minimal agency intervention. A highly individualized planning process is performed by specialized case managers who coordinate the planning for, and delivery of, Wraparound services and the incidental items that are medically necessary for the child. Wraparound utilized a Child and Family Team determined by the family, often representing multiple agencies, and informal supports. The plan of service may include Medicaid, and Mental Health service, as well as non-mental health services that are secured from and funded by other agencies. Children must meet two or more of the following: have involvement in multiple systems; be at risk of / currently in out of home placements; received mental health services with minimal improvement; have risk factors that exceed capacity of traditional community based options; be one of multiple children in a family served by numerous providers without meeting desired outcomes.
Services include assessment, planning, linkage, advocacy, coordination and monitoring to assist individuals in gaining access to needed health and dental services, financial assistance, housing, employment, education, social services, and other services and natural supports developed through the person centered planning process.
Psychiatric, Medication and related Health Services
Evaluation of mental status / diagnosis and of the need for the treatment of mental health disorders with medications, and monitoring of effectiveness of treatment and the need for continuing or changing the medication regime.