Helping access basic resources such as food, housing, medical care, and financial support that may present challenges to people with psychiatric disabilities. Our Case Managers help participants navigate the sometimes overwhelming process of locating and applying for resources. Examples of community resources include: medical, housing, employment, public assistance, education, and Transportation. Case Managers also support recipients’ efforts to achieve their full potential by linking them to resources such as: volunteer opportunities, vocation rehabilitation, social security plans for achieving self-sufficiency, mutual support groups, and other opportunities for recovery and integration.
A method of treating and managing emotional distress, psychiatric disorders, behavioral concerns, and traumatic events through the use of evidence-based psychotherapeutic modalities that focuses on behavioral and cognitive aspects of a participant’s abilities. Some of the issues that are addressed through these services are: Symptom management, anxiety, depression, suicide ideation, conflict resolution, relationship problems, social phobias, eating disorders, emotion regulation, trauma, grief and loss, women’s issues, behavior management, sexual addictions, and other emotional, cognitive and behavioral problems.
Peers Supports train and deploy Peer Specialists – people who have lived experience with mental illness themselves – to help their peers navigate the health care system reduce rehospitalization, improve behavioral health, and improve the quality of life. Our Peer Specialists work to help participants with a behavioral health diagnosis and escorts them into the community to assist them in their recovery and provide hope.
CBRS is a program in which participants learn specific skills that foster rehabilitation and recovery from an assigned community based rehabilitation specialist (formerly PSR). CBRS offers a wide range of skill-building services to adults recovering from a severe and persistent mental illness. Participants work one-on-one with a CBRS worker both in their homes and in the community to enhance skills needed to reduce the impact their mental illness has on their life. Our treatment plans are guided by the participant’s goals. Not only do we believe that everyone has the right to lead a successful, fulfilling life, we believe that everyone has the right to self-determination and to choose what outcomes they want from services. A CBRS worker may work with a participant in areas including: Symptom management, Communication and social skills, Problem Solving, Budgeting, Staying healthy, Maintaining supportive relationships, Many other skills necessary to lead a full life. A recipient generally meets with their CBRS worker on a weekly basis. Plans can be amended to meet more or less frequently based on the individual needs of the recipient.
Family Support Services provide assistance to caregivers who are caring for a child diagnosed with a mental health disorder, or coexisting mental health, developmental and/or substance use disorder by strengthening their role as parents through the provision of teaching and support services, and reducing the likelihood that the family and consumer will become isolated, dis-empowered, or disengaged. Services are provided by Certified Family Support Partner who is a parent or adult care giver, and through lived experience and specialized training has acquired an understanding of another parent’s situation via the shared emotional psychological challenges of raising a child with a mental health diagnosis.
Drug and Alcohol Education classes are scheduled (by appointment only) every 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month. 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (one-hour lunch break – food is not provided) at a cost of $10.00 per hour or $80.00 per full day. Clients are required to provide valid state identification and payment by cash or money order upon arrival. Classes contain modular\ variable curriculum and are repeatable to support more than 8 hours of education; records of all services are maintained at HIPAA standards for the benefit of clients and the court. Certificates of completion are provided to clients and signed by the classroom facilitator upon completion of hours. Our offices and classroom are located at 6003 W Overland Rd Ste 301. Boise, ID 83709-3077 (one block west of the Curtis intersection) on the Boise City Bus line.