Programs Offered

North Carolina

Core Services

Psychiatric Evaluations
Assessment to gather information to diagnose an emotional, behavioral, or developmental disorder.

Medication Management
Assesses the current psychotic medications prescribed and the need for modifications.

Comprehensive Clinical Assessment
Identifies MH/DD/SAS conditions of all clients to establish appropriate treatment needs.

Outpatient Therapy
Counseling services tailored to each individuals needs and planned to incorporate brief therapy techniques to ensure maximum benefit when only a few sessions are approved.

Mental Health/Substance Abuse Services

Substance Abuse Intensive Outpatient Program
Structured individual and group addiction activities and services that provide an outpatient program to assist adult and adolescent consumers to begin recovery and learn skills for maintenance.

Intensive In-Home
Stabilizes the living arrangement, promote reunification or prevent the utilization of out-of-home placement for youth up to age 20 for Medicaid-funded services and through age 17 for State-funded services.

Community Support Team
Mental Health & Substance Abuse rehabilitation services and supports necessary to assist adults (age 18 & older) in achieving rehabilitative and recovery goals.

Mental Health/Substance Abuse Targeted Case Management
Provides assistance to recipients to gain access to necessary care: medical, behavioral, social, and other services appropriate to their needs.

Developmental Disability Services

Personal Care
Includes support, supervision and engaging participation with eating, bathing, dressing, personal hygiene and other activities of daily living.

Provides periodic relief for the family or primary caregiver.

Home & Community Supports
Provide instruction and assistance to enable the individual to acquire and maintain skills that will allow him/her to function with greater independence in the community.


Intensive Family Intervention Services

A service intended to improve family functioning by clinically stabilizing the living arrangement, promoting reunification or preventing the utilization of out of home therapeutic venues (i.e. psychiatric hospital, psychiatric residential treatment facilities, or residential treatment services) for the identified youth. Services are delivered utilizing a team approach and are provided primarily to youth in their living arrangement and within the family system. Services promote a family-based focus in order to:

  • Defuse the current behavioral health crisis, evaluate its nature and intervene to reduce the likelihood of a recurrence;
  • Ensure linkages to needed psychiatric, psychological, medical, nursing, educational, and other community resources, including appropriate aftercare upon discharge (i.e. medication, outpatient appointments, etc.); and
  • Improve the individual child’s/adolescent’s ability to self-recognize and self-manage behavioral health issues, as well as the parents’/responsible caregivers’ capacity to care for their children.
Services should include crisis intervention, intensive supporting resources management, individual and/or family counseling/training, and other rehabilitative supports to prevent the need for out-of-home placement or other more intensive/restrictive services. Services are based upon a comprehensive, individualized assessment and are directed towards the identified youth and his or her behavioral health needs/strengths and goals as identified in the Individualized Resiliency Plan.

Services shall also include resource coordination/acquisition to achieve the youth’s and their family’s' goals and aspirations of self-sufficiency, resiliency, permanency, and community integration.