ACT is a comprehensive community based treatment program for adults with severe and persistent mental illness or co-occurring disorders. The team is a multi-disciplinary group of mental health professionals including nurses, social workers, and psychiatrists organized to provide treatment, rehabilitation and support in a variety of settings. The team is the primary provider of all mental health services including crisis intervention, 24 hours daily, 7 days per week, 365 days a year.
Blended case management services are provided based on consumer level of care and needs. The case manager collaborates with and links consumers to services, resources and ancillary providers. Coordination of care, education, and assisting consumers to build skills to achieve and maintain independence is a program objective.
Services are provided to consumers by individuals who use or have utilized behavioral health services. Peer support services are community based and utilize existing resources. The program focuses on advocacy, education, linking, building relationships, and creating natural supports. The peer specialist serves as a role model and can be a source of hope and inspiration for recovery.
Licensed by the Pennsylvania Office of Mental Health Substance Abuse Services, this transitional residential program is staffed 24 hours, 7 days a week. The CRR model is strengths based and seeks to maximize resident potential and quality of life. CRR staff assists residents to develop and improve daily living skills needed to move to an independent living setting.
Unity House and Twin Rivers located in Bethlehem and Easton, provide vocational psych-social rehab services. Programming is based on a work-ordered day. Clubhouse members and staff work side by side to accomplish clubhouse goals.
Locations: Northampton County
Located in Easton, Drop-In is a place for friends to meet, socialize and participate in activities in an informal setting. Staffed by Certified Peer Specialists, creating a sense of belonging and community is the goal of the program.
Location: Northampton County
Salisbury Behavioral Health, Inc., has two LTSRs. The LTSRs seek to provide a structured recovery environment for adults dealing with the challenges of persistent and serious mental illness. Structure is offered through Group Psychotherapy, Psychiatric Rehabilitative Services, Individual Psychotherapy, Crisis Support, Medication Management, Training and Support, and Peer Support as identified by the resident’s individual recovery treatment plan and Overall Rehabilitative Goals as identified using the four environments of choice. Both LTSR’s provides residential service available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The LTSRs are never scheduled to be closed and direct care staff and at least one administrator are available 24 hours a day. In 2010 Salisbury Behavioral Health, Inc. received a “Recovery Star” award for the Provider Agency Category in Chester County at the Recovery Stars Luncheon.
Licensed by the PA Department of Health, our homes provide personal care for residents diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness. Staff provides assistance with daily living and instrumental activities of daily living. Three well balanced meals, weekly room cleaning, laundry and medication management are provided. Individual and group leisure activities are offered. Assistance with transportation and scheduling medical appointments is provided.
Serving adults with a mental health diagnosis, services focus on developing increased skills and satisfaction in the following domains: living, learning, socialization and working. Program goals are to increase the functional level of participants and reduce the need for hospitalization or acute care services. Mobile services are offered in the community for participants transitioning into or out of site based services. Site based services are available in Stroudsburg and Allentown, serving residents of Northampton, Lehigh, Carbon, Monroe and Pike Counties. A unique program is available in Hellertown for Northampton County participants. Services are provided to participants who reside at one of the individual apartments at the facility.
SIL residents have staff support onsite ranging from 12 to 24 hours daily. SIL residents share an apartment with 1-2 other residents. Residents are assessed for strengths and needs in daily living skills, and individual plans implemented to increase skills. Supports are provided in relation to the resident’s level of functioning. Resident input and participation are used to develop leisure opportunities. The use of community and natural supports are encouraged. SIL programs are available in Lehigh, Northampton and Bucks counties.