3208 Oleander Drive
Wilmington, NC 28403
Office Number: 910.794.3929
Fax Number: 910.798.2303
Our Mission: To support individuals with mental illness on their journey to recovery by providing effective, efficient, and integrated services.

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Service Office Location: 3208 Oleander Drive Wilmington NC 28403 (Main)

Office Number: 910.794.3929   Fax Number: 910.798.2303  

Programs Provided for Adults:

Programs Provided for Child / Adolescents:

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Service Office Location: 1703 Country Club Road Unit 304 Jacksonville, NC 28546

Office Number: 910.333.0868  Fax Number: 910.333.1675

Programs Provided for Adults:

***Now taking Referrals

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Service Office Location: 14 S. 16th Street Wilmington, NC 28401

Office Number: 910.251.3421  Fax Number: 910.251.3423 

Programs Provided for Adults:

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Methods of Payment Currently Accepted (Check or cash only, no credit cards at this time)

  • Medicaid
  • State Funds
  • Self-Pay (sliding scale fee available, if applicable)

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Program Summaries:

 

Intensive In- Home  (IIH)      back

Intensive In-Home (IIH) service is a team approach designed to address the identified needs of children and adolescents, who due to serious and chronic symptoms of an emotional, behavioral, and/or substance use disorders, are unable to remain stable in the community without intensive interventions. This service may only be provided to individuals through age 20. This medically necessary service directly addresses the recipientís mental health and/or substance-related diagnostic and clinical needs. The needs are evidenced by the presence of a diagnosable mental, behavioral, or emotional disturbance (as defined by DSM-IV-TR and its successors), with documentation of symptoms and effects reflected in the comprehensive clinical assessment and the Person Centered Plan. This team provides a variety of clinical rehabilitative interventions available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

 

Community Support Team (CST)      back

Community Support Team (CST) services consist of community-based mental health and substance abuse rehabilitation services and necessary supports provided through a team approach to assist adults in achieving rehabilitative and recovery goals. It is intended for individuals with mental illness, substance abuse disorders, or both who have complex and extensive treatment needs. The individualís clinical needs are evidenced by the presence of a diagnosable mental illness, substance-related disorder (as defined by the DSM-IV-TR and its successors), or both, with symptoms and effects documented in the comprehensive clinical assessment and the Person Centered Plan.

 

Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT)      back

The Assertive Community Treatment Team is a service provided by an interdisciplinary team that ensures service availability 24 hours a day, 7 days per week and is prepared to carry out a full range of treatment functions wherever and whenever needed. A service recipient is referred to the Assertive Community Treatment Team service when it has been determined that his/her needs are so pervasive and/or unpredictable that they cannot be met effectively by any other combination of available community services. Typically this service should be targeted to the 10% of MH/DD/SA service recipients who have serious and persistent mental illness or co-occurring disorders, dual and triply diagnosed and the most

complex and expensive treatment needs. The service objectives are addressed by activities designed to: promote symptom stability and appropriate use of medication; restore personal, community living and social skills; promote and maintain physical health; establish access to entitlements, housing, work and social opportunities; and promote and maintain the highest possible level of functioning in the community.

 

Psychosocial Rehabilitation Service (PSR)      back

A Psychosocial Rehabilitation service is designed to help adults with psychiatric disabilities increase their functioning so that they can be successful and satisfied in the environments of their choice with the least amount of ongoing professional intervention. PSR focuses on skill and resource development related to life in the community and to increasing the  participantís ability to live as independently as possible, to manage their illness and their lives with as little professional intervention as possible, and to participate in community opportunities related to functional, social, educational and vocational goals.

 

Substance Abuse Intensive Outpatient Program (SAIOP)      back

SA Intensive Outpatient Program (SAIOP) means structured individual and group addiction activities and services that are provided at an outpatient program designed to assist adult and adolescent consumers to begin recovery and learn skills for recovery maintenance. The program is offered at least 3 hours a day, at least 3 days a week, with no more than 2 consecutive days between offered services, and distinguishes between those individuals needing no more than 19 hours of structured services per week. SAIOP services shall include a structured program consisting of, but not limited to, the following services: individual counseling and support; group counseling and support; family counseling, training or support; biochemical assays to identify recent drug use; strategies for relapse prevention to include community and social support systems in treatment; life skills; crisis contingency planning; disease management; and treatment support activities that have been adapted or specifically designed for persons with physical disabilities, or persons with co-occurring disorders of mental illness and substance abuse/dependence.

 

Comprehensive Clinical Assessments (CCA)      back

 

A comprehensive clinical assessment is an intensive clinical and functional face-to-face evaluation of an individualís presenting mental health, developmental disability, and substance abuse condition that results in the issuance of a written report, providing the clinical basis for the development of the recipientís treatment/service plan, or when receiving enhanced behavioral health services.

 

 

Outpatient Services (OPT)      back

OPT services are provided by licensed clinical staff utilizing a person-centered treatment approach to help identify an individual's strengths, dreams, goals and desires. Treatment is focused on helping individual maximize their independence, cope with their illness and/or other life situation, increase their daily living skills, improve their communication, problem solving and coping skills, become involved with community resources and to above all improve their overall quality of life.

 

Psychiatric Evaluation       back

A psychiatric evaluation is completed to establish whether a mental disorder or other condition are present; to collect data sufficient to support differential diagnosis and a comprehensive clinical formulation; to collaborate with an individual to develop an initial treatment plan that will foster treatment adherence, with particular consideration of any immediate interventions that may be needed to address the safety of the patient and others  and/or to identify longer-term issues that need to be considered in follow-up care.

 

Psychological Evaluation      back

Psychological evaluations are intended to provide a structured and organized description of current psychological functioning including cognitive abilities and emotional experience. Psychological evaluation offers insight as to the severity of a particular disturbance and of the capacity for adequate functioning.

 

Basic Benefits     back

Basic Benefit services are provided by licensed clinical staff utilizing a person-centered treatment approach to help identify an individual's strengths, dreams, goals and desires. Treatment is focused on helping individual maximize their independence, cope with their illness and/or other life situation, increase their daily living skills, improve their communication, problem solving and coping skills, become involved with community resources and to above all improve their overall quality of life.

 

Jail Diversion      back

Jail diversion includes the following services; evaluating jail detainees to establish their eligibility and appropriateness to be diverted from jail, negotiating the detaineeís release from jail, and arranging for the jail detainee to receive community services following his or her release from jail.  The focus of the jail diversion worker is to secure the clientís early release from jail, and to arrange for services and supports to meet the needs of this individual in the community.