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Mental Health Services

If you are on this page, chances are, you’re searching for help. We offer many services to help adults and children who are struggling with their managing and improving their mental health on their own. Our goal is to help you or your loved one live the most satisfying and productive life possible.

Our approach to treatment promotes improvement in your health and wellness. We try to help you live your life how you want to live it so you can achieve your goals and dreams. We have a team of professionals who will work together in a way that is driven by your needs and preferences. In other words, we will not tell you how to live your life, instead we teach you tools and skills that help you take charge of your recovery.

Adult services:

We help adults with schizophrenia, bi-polar disorder, or major depression. If you think you or your loved one has one of those disorders, call us for an initial appointment at no cost. Our friendly staff will ask you questions about what is going on with you and your life. If you fit our admission criteria, you will be scheduled for an appointment with our psychiatrist. Some of the services we offer to help you into recovery include: tools and skills that help you take charge of your recovery. 

Medication Clinics  Our clinics are staffed with psychiatrists and nurses.  Psychiatrists evaluate patients and prescribe medications to help reduce or eliminate symptoms associated with mental illness.  Many individuals qualify for assistance with the cost of medications.

Counseling  Professional guidance by licensed therapists to help individuals resolve personal and emotional conflicts. The therapist helps to identify emotions, attitudes, and behaviors that get in the way of coping with daily problems. Individuals learn how to apply the skills learn to new problems that arise even after counseling ends.

Case Management  Our case managers link individuals to other community resources to help with recovery in all areas of life.

Skills Training  Individualized training helps clients learn skills to become stable and maintain stability.  Some types of training are:

  • budgeting
  • social skills
  • learning how to cope with symptoms of their illness
  • learning why and how to take their medication

Supported Housing  Services for clients who have had difficulty finding and keeping stable housing because of their mental illness. Client get training on how to locate the housing they prefer, understanding a lease, being a good tenant, and on fair housing rights and responsibilities. Some clients may qualify for financial assistance related to housing.

Supported Employment  Assists clients in finding a job and keeping them employed. Some examples of how staff can help clients:

  • job coaching
  • resume building
  • achieving educaitonal goals
  • reporting earnings to social security in order to receive social security benefits
  • communicate with employers to help clients in the workplace

Rainbow House  Support group services that helps individuals learn the skills to reach personal recovery in an environment of their peers.  Services are provided daily, generally in half day sessions. Separate men’s and women’s support groups are offered as well.  Additional activities include day fishing trips, weekends out of town holidays, holiday celebrations, daily lunch, and other supportive services. 

Co-Occurring Psychiatric and Substance use Disorder (COPSD) Services COPSD is for clients already receiving mental health treatment and/or substance abuse treatment. COPSD gives clients who are struggling with both mental illness and chemical dependency extra skills and counseling to help them remain drug-free and psychiatrically stable to prevent hospitalization or residential care.

Children Services:

We treat children with any mental health diagnosis. Raising a child with a mental health disorder is often difficult and stressful for the entire family unit. Parents may not know how to address the special needs of their child, or family relationships may be stressed and have conflict. This is why we offer help to caregivers as well as to the child. Some of the services we provide for children and adolescents with a mental health diagnosis include: 

Medication Clinics  Our clinics are staffed with specialized child psychiatrists and nurses.  Psychiatrists evaluate patients and prescribe medications to help reduce or eliminate symptoms associated with mental illness.  Many individuals qualify for assistance with the cost of medications. 

Counseling  Professional guidance by licensed therapists to help the family resolve personal and emotional conflicts. The therapist helps to identify emotions, attitudes, and behaviors, for both the child and caregivers, that get in the way of coping with daily problems. Individuals learn how to apply the skills learn to new problems that arise even after counseling ends.

Case Management  Our case managers link families to other community resources to help with recovery in all areas of life. They can also attend school meetings and help to make sure the child receives appropriate accommodations at school.

Skills Training  Individualized training helps children learn skills to become stable and maintain stability. Caregivers also receive training to learn how to improve relationships with their child and how to provide support that the child needs. Some types of training are: 

  • anger control
  • social skills
  • learning how to cope with symptoms of their illness
  • nurturing parent training

Family Partner  Our certified family partners (CFP) work with the parents to link them to resources to the community.  The CFP provides extra support for the parent in a school and community setting.  The CFP attends school meetings in order for the child to receive appropriate accommodations at school. 

Youth Empowerment Services (YES) Waiver  YES is a service specifically designed for children with severe emotional disturbances who are at risk of being removed from their home. Children must be enrolled in Medicaid in order to receive YES services. YES allows us to provide alternative types of services to the child to help them continue to live in the community with their families. 

For more information on YES Waiver services, please click here.

 

How do individuals or families gain access to mental health services?

**INDIVIDUALS EXPERIENCING A CRISIS MAY ACCESS SERVICES IN ANY OF THE FOLLOWING WAYS:

  1. Walk into any of PBCC's Mental Health Clinics during normal business hours.  Click here for locations.
  2. Call (844) 420-3964.
  3. Call any of the PBCC Mental Health Clinics directly.  Click here for locations.
  4. Call 911.

 Outpatient Services

If you are seeking routine mental health services, you may:

  1. Walk into the PBCC Mental Health Clinic in the county you reside in during normal business hours.  Click here for locations.
  2. Call (844) 420-3964 for crisis and routine mental health services.
  3. Call the local phone number for the PBCC Mental Health Clinic in the county that you live in.  Click here for locations.

When you come in for your initial visit, you should bring the following documents:

  1. Proof of identity (driver's license, photo ID, Social Security card and identifying picture, etc)
  2. Proof of income  (last month of check stubs, Social Security Benefits Awards letter, letter stating you are providing financial assistance, etc.)
  3. Proof of residence (utility bill, lease agreement, etc.)
  4. Proof of insurance, Medicaid, Medicare, or other third party payor (if applicable).

**If you cannot provide one or more of the above, please contact the appropriate PBCC clinic and staff will assist you with making alternative arrangements.**

What next?

Once you contact us, you or your loved one will be evaluated by a mental health professional to determine if you are eligible for services.

If you are not eligible for services, our staff will help you access alternative services in the community.

If you or your loved one is eligible for our mental health services, we will determine what your specific needs are by completing a needs and strengths assessment. We will create a recovery plan based on your strengths and preferences. You will begin receiving services from our service array (some are listed above) based on your needs and choices.