Mental Illness Program
Mental Illness Program
Therapeutic services provided in an outpatient setting to adult individuals within the M-10 catchment area (Hale, Sumter, Choctaw, Greene, and Marengo counties) by mental health clinicians that are assigned to each of the counties. It is the responsibility of staff within each county to provide mental health services to adults who seek the services of the mental health center, as well as individuals who were formerly institutionalized. Within each county, clinicians are expected to provide individual counseling, consultation and education services to the general public, and referral services to other mental health providers when appropriate. Additionally, clinicians may provide diagnostic services to consumers as long as such services fall within their area of training and expertise.
Springhill Home is a ten (10) bed adult residential care home with specialized behavioral services. Our mission is to transition individuals with psychiatric disorder(s) (classified as Axis I diagnosis by the current American Psychological Manual of Mental Disorders), from the hospital back to the community and/or avert homelessness and hospitalization. Springhill Home provides residential behavioral treatment and support to individuals identified as being in need of residential care in a specialized behavioral training setting. Individuals determined to be residents of the state of Alabama and meet the admission criteria for specialized behavioral placement.
Rehabilitative Day Program
The Rehabilitative Day Program is a distinct program that provides long term recovery services with the goals of improving functioning, facilitating recovery, achieving and maintain personal life goals, regaining and enhancing self-worth, optimizing illness management and assisting consumers and families to lead productive lives as a vital part of the community.The Rehabilitative Day program will serve as a social support system within the community setting.
The Emergency Services is a program of the outpatient services of West Alabama Health Services (WAMHC). It is a mandated service of the Alabama Department of Mental Health and is designed to provide crisis intervention services to all center consumers and residents of the M-10 catchment area. This program is structured to provide emergency services twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week in order to meet the demands of individuals in need of crisis intervention. These services may be accessed through each of the five county clinics, Greene, Hale, Marengo, Sumter, and Choctaw, during normal working hours, or through a crisis telephone line 1-800-239-2901.
Child & Adolescent Program
Individual, Family and Group Counseling; Consultation; Psychiatric Assessment; Mobile Access for Children’s Services (MACS); and Case Management
Mobile Access for Children’s Services (MACS)
MACS serves children and adolescents ranging in age from five to seventeen. Individuals must meet Admission Criteria and reside in Choctaw, Greene, Hale, Marengo or Sumter Counties. Mobile Access for Children’s Services targets individuals enrolled in school.Referrals may come from the parents of the target child / adolescent,teachers, or other community agencies. The child’s parent(s) or legal guardian may request treatment (if the target individual is under the age of fourteen (14), and may include family participation in the therapeutic process.