Behavioral Health Services
Triage Counseling is an assessment conducted at a client’s point of entry to health services which aims to categorize the urgency of mental health related problems. This involves the client receiving an initial screening evaluation and those classified as urgent (e.g., a danger to self or others, severe or psychotic symptoms) are given priority appointments.
Included in Triage Counseling are:
- Assessing the initial needs of the clients.
- Scheduling initial intake appointments.
- Providing back up for med management.
- Completing suicidal assessments.
- Meeting with clients in times of crisis when a therapist is not available.
- Allowing for client walk-in services for a needs assessment.
Our substance abuse treatment program takes a holistic approach to treating addiction. It addresses substance abuse disorder, co-occurring mental health conditions, and potential medical care needs.
- Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Abuse (ATODA) assessments.
- Individual ATODA counseling.
- Intensive outpatient group counseling.
- Aftercare group counseling.
- Educational groups.
- Urine drug screens.
- Providing services to adolescents through elderly.
If you or a loved one is suffering from mental health related challenges, OBH has therapy options to meet your needs. These include:
Individual Sessions: A trained professional helps a single person work through personal issues they are facing. It is an effective treatment for a variety of emotional difficulties and mental illnesses. Individual sessions are available for clients ages five (5) and older.
Family Therapy: Allows multiple family members to participate in the counseling. The helps family improve their communication and resolve conflicts.
Couples Therapy: Is designed to resolve the problems in a relationship through honest communication and the building of trust with your spouse or significant other.
Child Therapy: Emotional and mental health stress can impact the health a child and their family. Counseling can help a child and family learn:
- About their moods, feelings, thoughts and behaviors.
- Good communication skills at home and at school.
- How to work out problems and try out new solutions in a safe space.
- How to deal with trauma and behavior problems.
Counseling helps families grow stronger together. It helps children grow into strong, healthy adults.
Dual diagnosis: People experiencing mental illness are more likely to also have a substance use disorder. The coexistence of both a mental illness and a substance use disorder is called a co-occurring disorder. OBH provides services to client’s experiencing a dual diagnosis.
OBH has psychiatrists who specialize in mental health, including substance use disorders. They are qualified to assess both the mental and physical aspects of psychological problems and provide treatments. This includes:
- Adult and child evaluations: To assess client concerns with memory, thought processes, and behaviors.
- Medication management: Provide guidance and prescribe/manage client medications.
OBH provides psychological evaluations, performed by a licensed psychologist, to diagnose a variety of mental health conditions or illnesses that impact memory, thought processes, and behaviors, such as anxiety, ADHD, bi-polar disorder, schizophrenia and other brain related health concerns. This includes:
- Psychological Evaluation: The evaluation is used to determine the severity of the symptoms, root causes, coping skills, reasons for aggressive behavior and other mental health conditions.
- Feedback Sessions: Following the evaluation, feedback sessions are used for to discuss the findings from the evaluation and determine paths to improved mental health.
Recovery Coaches provide support and help those establish a plan for life in recovery. The recoveree is responsible to direct their wants and desires including meeting their basic needs with meaning and purpose to work on goals with housing, employment and personal development.
Peer Recovery Coaching services recoverees in person, by phone and in the community setting before, during and after treatment services. A coach helps the recoveree by:
- Connecting them with support services to help them succeed in recovery
- Identifying recovery concerns
- Providing support tools needed to empower the individual
- Helping develop and expand on the recoveree’s strengths
- Establishing realistic goals focusing on the recoveree’s talents and skills
For more information, please call: (920) 490-3950.