BASIC SERVICES

Emergency Services
Crisis Intervention
Inpatient Hospitalization
Groups (psychoeducation)
Outpatient Therapy
Medication/Psychiatric Evaluation
Case Management
Drop-in Services (Flashpoint)                            

IF YOU HAVE MEDICAID....you may be eligible for these additional services:
Supported Employment Program                         Skill Building
Psychological Testing
Occupational Therapy
Community Living Supprts
Support/Personal Care
Respite - Family Support
Assertive Community Treatment                       Home Based Services

District Court Assessments
Driver’s License Appeals
Geriatric Outreach
Nursing Home Mental Health Monitoring
Psychiatric Assessments
Psychological Evaluations

Psychosocial Assessment
School Violence Assessment

Individual, Family and Group specializing in. . .

Alcohol Highway Safety Education
Anxiety
Child & Adolescent

Co-occurring Disorder
Depression

Family PsychoEducational Groups
Grief & Loss
Minors in Possession classes
Relationship Issues
 

Assessment
Consultation
Medication Review & Management

Community outreach & education regarding a variety of Mental Health and Co-occuring issues are available and may be arranged by calling (989) 269-9293.

 


Lakeshore Assertive Community Treatment

(ACT) Program

Population Served:

This program serves Huron County residents over the age of 18 who have a psychiatric diagnosis of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, a major mood or personality disorder. These individuals will have a history of recurrent hospitalizations and are unable to live independently in the community without intensive support.

Program Goals and Services:

The goal of this program is to improve the mentally ill individual’s level of functioning in the community while decreasing the number of days they need to be in a psychiatric hospital due to their illness.

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Huron Behavioral Health

Consumer Support Service

Population Served:

This service addresses the needs of Huron County adults, 18 years and older, who have a developmental disability or who currently have or have a history of serious and persistent mental illness which compromises their ability to function successfully in the community.

Program Goals and Services:

“Community Links” is a consumer support service that provides support and/or skill training needed to assist the individual in engaging in meaningful activities to achieve economic self-sufficiency, and participate in school, work, recreational and/or volunteer activities within their community. This service facilitates the consumer’s independence and self-sufficiency while promoting integration and inclusion into the community.

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Emergency Response Services (ER) Program

Population Served:

This program services anyone in Huron County, 24 hours a day, seven days a week who is experiencing an emotional emergency.

Program Goals and Services:

The goal of this program is to respond to, assess, and stabilize emergency situations that involve an emotional crisis where an individual is a threat to themselves or another person. Appropriate referrals and follow-up services are arranged.

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Family Support/Supportive Respite Services
Program Family Support
(Developmental Disability) and Children
With Serious Emotional Disturbances (SED)

Population Served:

This program provides services to the developmentally disabled person from birth to death while they live with their family or guardian. It provides services to those individuals with serious emotional disturbances who live with their family or guardian form birth to age seventeen.

Program Goals and Services:

The goal of this Family-Centered, community-based program is designed to enhance the family’s efforts to care for and enable growth and independence of a family member with developmental disabilities or a serious emotional disturbance. This program supports the primary caregiver allowing them to meet other obligations, relax, or engage in stress relieving activities. Supportive respite care is arranged for periods ranging from a few hours per month to a fiscal limit per year. Respite activities are designed to provide a group activity allowing consumers to participate in a community activity with supports.

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Population Served:

This program serves older adults (55 years of age or old) residing in Huron County.

Program Goals and Services:

The goal of this program is to assist older adults to maintain and increase their independence and dignity while living in the least restrictive environment as possible. Services may include in-home assessment, recommendations and linkage to additional services, brief short-term therapy and supports coordination to the older adult and their family members.

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Population Served:

This program is designed to serve nursing facility residents who are considered by the facility to require mental health services. These services are mandated by the Omnibus Reconciliation Act (OBRA) of 1987.

Program Goals and Services:

The goal of this program is to assure the provision of mental health services to residents of nursing home facilities. Some of the services provided are Nursing home mental health monitoring, crisis intervention, individual psychotherapy, behavioral modification, individual therapy, psychiatric medication review, alternative residential development and other clinical support services as indicated during the treatment process.

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Home-Based, Wraparound, and Children’s Family Support and Respite

Population Served:

This program provides services to Huron County families with children when one of the individuals in the family has a mental illness and as a result, the children are at risk for out-of-home placement.

Program Goals and Services:

This program’s goals are to promote normal family development, enhancement of family functioning, support and preservation of the family who has been separated, and reduction of the usage or shortening of the length of stay in psychiatric hospitals or other substitute care setting.

The family unit is the focus of treatment. Services provided include a broad continuum of mental health services that provide a higher intensity of services that can be given through outpatient or case management services.

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Outpatient Mental Health Services

(Adult and Children) Program

Population Served:

This program provides services to Huron County residents who have Medicaid, a Medicaid Health Plan, Medicare, or are under-resourced and without insurance.

Program Goals and Services:

The goal of this program is to provide mental health, substance abuse counseling, and psychiatric services to persons that qualify. To enter the system, authorization from Access Center is required and involves making a simple phone call to determine initial; eligibility. Once approved, the next step is coming for a more in-depth assessment to verify diagnosis and level of need. Psychiatric services may be available to these consumers for assessment, consultation and education review and management.

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Flashpoint Drop-In Center - Flashpoint

Population Served:

This program serves Huron County residents, over the age of 18, who are diagnosed with a mental illness or with a history of mental illness.

Program Goals and Services:

This program offers a peer-support/self-help model for consumers. It offers consumers an opportunity to participate in various peer-related leisure, social, and recreational activities with no direct supervision from Huron Behavioral Health staff. This Drop-In center provides emotional, recreational and entertainment activities. Transportation is provided when needed.

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Supported Independent Living

Supported Independent Living Program

Population Served:

This program serves Huron County residents who are 18 years of age or older are eligible for the home and community waiver, who have a developmental disability and are at risk for more restrictive placement.

Program Goals and Services:

The goal of this program is to provide needed supports and services to adults with developmental disabilities, within their own homes. Services are designed through a Person-Centered-Plan, and range from occasional respite to 24-hour community support. Services might include integration into community activities, monitoring consumer’s health and safety in the home and community, assisting with or providing.

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Community Living Facility (CLF)

Population Served:

This program serves adults of Huron County that are severe to profoundly mentally retarded and have other challenges such as behavioral difficulties, epilepsy, quadriplegia, partial paralysis, speech impairments, and cerebral palsy. Each consumer must be at a significant risk for a more restrictive placement.

Program Goals and Services:

Staff are responsible for following a prescribed Person-Centered plan on each resident which may include ADL skills enhancement, communication or assisted communication skills, behavior intervention plans, medical monitoring, sensory integration programs and simple physical therapy treatment programs such as range of motion, exercise, hot wax treatments, and repositioning.

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Co-occuring Disorders Outpatient Services Program

Population Served:

This program serves Huron County residents who have an identified need in the area of substance use disorder and mental illness, meeting the admission criteria of the American Society of Addiction Medicine. These services must be covered under their private insurance, under Medicaid, the individual is under-resourced or they have the financial ability to pay for services.

Program Goals and Services:

The goal of this program is to provide outpatient substance use disorder and mental health assessment and counseling. Services are generally brief and focused.

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Supported Employment

Population Served:

This program services any Huron County Mental Health consumers who are 18 years and older, who have either an emotional, mental, physical or social disability.

Program Goals and Services:

The program’s goal is to assist the disabled individual to obtain meaningful employment opportunities. The program is founded on the principal that all persons are entitled to participate in meaningful work for equitable pay in an integrated setting. Training and job placement are provided to the consumer. Employment opportunities may include transitional employment, individual placement, group placement, enclave, mobile crew, and micro-enterprise.

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With Developmental Disabilities & Mental Illness

Population Served:

This program provides services to Huron County residents who are either developmentally disabled or who have a chronic and persistent mental illness, functional limitations, are highly vulnerable, and require supports to access services as assigned through the individuals’ Person Centered Plan.

Program Goals and Services:

The goal of this program is to assist consumers with linkages to needed services so that they are able to maintain the least restrictive setting and are working toward enhancement of their life skills through their own capabilities and competency. Advocacy activities are performed by the assigned worker to ensure appropriate least restrictive services. Planning, linking, monitoring, and follow-up services are also available.

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