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Adult Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) - The Adult Intensive Outpatient Program serves individuals with severe and persistent behavioral health disorders whose needs are better met with more frequent contact and outreach.
This service is a home- and community-based mental health, high-intensity treatment service that provides a multi-disciplinary treatment team approach to assessed individuals in the greatest need of these services. Team members work together to provide intensive coordinated and integrated treatment as described in an individual service plan. Services are designed to rehabilitate individuals who are experiencing severe mental illness symptoms in the community; thereby, a main goal is to avoid more restrictive levels of service such as psychiatric inpatient hospitalization or residential placement and facilitate step down to more traditional outpatient services when ready.
Goals of IOP include client reinforcement of safety, promotion of stability and independence of the individual in the community, and restoration and stabilization to a higher level of functioning. IOP services are ongoing services and not Emergency Services. The IOP clinicians are the primary program staff responsible for the support of clients in their program.
Adult Outpatient Services - The Adult Outpatient Program provides a broad spectrum of counseling services to adult clients who have mental health issues. This service gives the assistance clients need to reduce or manage their mental health symptoms by improving their coping and daily living skills. Services include individual, family, and group therapy, as well as community support services.
There are many reasons why an adult may seek mental health treatment including those related to depression, anxiety, and mood disorders that impede their quality of life. More severe or debilitating symptoms associated with trauma, psychosis and schizophrenia are also common reasons for someone to seek mental health treatment.
Helping Hands Project Organization utilizes several evidence-based practices to ensure the best possible outcomes for our clients, including cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, and illness management and recovery.
Expanded Community Services (ECS) provides behavioral counseling and community support services to eligible clients relocating from State psychiatric hospitals, or who are at risk of going to a hospital. The goal of the treatment team is to allow clients to remain in the community and increase the quality of their life.
Clients are usually adults with behavioral challenges that threaten their placements at Adult Family Homes or Skilled Nursing Facilities. We provide: Mental Health Outpatient Services, Behavioral Support, and prescribing services. The program is an outreach program including prescribing services.
Clients are referred through DSHS – Housing & Community Services and Western State Hospital.
The ECS team includes mental health professional clinician, psychiatric nurse practitioner and geriatric mental health specialist who provide ongoing services in nursing homes and adult family homes that maintain the individual in their residential setting.
Crisis Triage & Stabilization – Helping Hands Project Organization Crisis Triage and Stabilization program utilize a recovery model to assist those in behavioral health crisis to access services and supports and resume typical levels of functioning. Multi-disciplinary teams of Peer Counselors, Mental Health Technicians, Clinicians, Nurses, and Psychiatric providers work together to address their needs.
Psychiatric services – Psychiatric services are an integrated component of almost all behavioral health programs at Helping Hands Project Organization. Psychiatrists and Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners provide evaluations, medication management and medication training/administration for adults, older adults, children, and youth.
Housing Services - Helping Hands Project Organization provides rapid shelter via the use of motel vouchers as well as referrals to shelter. A core interdisciplinary team then works cohesively to provide permanent placement depending on the acuity of the patient. We can provide safe and affordable housing in a variety of ways including Section 8, collaborations with area Housing Authorities and other housing providers. By providing safe and affordable housing, we are offering our clients an opportunity to focus more fully on symptom management and daily living skills, rather than whether they will be spending the night on the street or in an unhealthy or stressful environment.
Helping Hands Project Organization Triage programs utilize a recovery model to assist those in behavioral health crisis to access services and supports and resume typical levels of functioning. Multi-disciplinary teams of Peer Counselors, Mental Health Technicians, Clinicians, Nurses, and Psychiatric providers work together to address their needs.
We offer outpatient substance use disorder treatment to youth and adults tailored to meet the unique needs of individuals.
Services offered include comprehensive substance use assessment, DUI assessment, outpatient or intensive outpatient treatment, aftercare, random urinalysis screening, case management, as well as coordination and treatment for co-occurring disorders utilizing dialectical behavioral therapy.
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