The Mental Health Residential program is intended to promote successful community living, foster maximum independence, and prevent psychiatric hospitalizations and/or involvement with the criminal justice system . The program serves adults with serious mental illness, including adults with co-occurring disorders. Individuals enrolling in the program require support services to function independently in the community. These individuals may reside in their own or family apartments/homes, in apartments/houses provided by non-profit community partners, in townhouses owned or leased by the CS, or may be homeless and staying in shelters, cars, tents in the woods, etc.
Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)
To assist adults with serious mental illness who are best served in the community to reach and maintain their maximum level of independence. This is accomplished through an array of mental health services provided outside the clinic/office setting to permit or enhance the individuals functioning in the community.
Care, Treatment, Training, or other supports provided:
- Diagnostic and ongoing assessment to ascertain the needs, strengths and preferences of the individual
- Development of treatment goals and plans
- Case management/Care Coordination
- Support for wellness self-management, including the development and implementation of individual recovery plans, symptom assessment, and recovery education
- Psychopharmacological treatment, administration and monitoring
- Substance abuse assessment and treatment for individuals with a co-occurring diagnosis of mental illness and substance use disorders
- Individual supportive therapy
- Skills training in activities of daily living, social skills, interpersonal relationships and leisure time
- Supportive in-home services
- Work-related services to help find and maintain employment
- Support for resuming education
- Support, education, consultation, and skill-teaching to family members and significant others
- Collaboration with families and assistance to individuals with children
- Direct support to help individuals secure and maintain decent, affordable housing that is integrated into the broader community and to obtain legal and advocacy services, financial support, money-management services, medical and dental services, transportation, and natural supports in the community
- Mobile crisis assessment, interventions to prevent or resolve potential crises, and admission and discharge planning for inpatient psychiatric treatment
For more information on these programs or to schedule an intake, please call 703-792-7800 in Manassas or 703-792-4900 in Woodbridge.