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Wellness Home Behavioral Health Services provides intensive, community-based behavioral health care for certain members of the U.S. Armed Forces and veterans, particularly those Armed Forces members located 50 miles or more (or one hour’s drive time) from a Military Treatment Facility (MTF) and veterans living 40 miles or more (driving distance) from a VA medical facility, or as otherwise required by federal law.
Wellness Home Behavioral Health Services coordinates care across the spectrum of health services as necessary to facilitate wellness and recovery of the whole person, access to high-quality physical health ( both acute and chronic) and behavioral health care, social services, housing, education systems and employment opportunities,.
Wellness Home Behavioral Health Services provides connections to peers in the community. These connections can cover a variety of contexts based on the needs of the community. Some examples include recovery coaches, and peer-to-peer supportive counseling in group settings. Additionally, peer services can include drop-in centers, crisis support services, bridge services, trauma support, and group or individual support for older adults.
Wellness Home Behavioral Health Services can provide and assessment, supportive counseling, and linkage to more intensive levels of substance abuse treatment through one of our local community and / or hospital-based partnerships. Each substance abuse partner provides services though best practices and evidence-based medicine.
Primary care screening, monitoring and linkage to primary care services utilizing key health indicators. For example, preventative care and screening of Body Mass Index (BMI) weight assessment and counseling for nutrition and physical activity for controlling blood pressure.
The Wellness Home Behavioral Health Services provides evidence-based and other psychiatric rehabilitation services. Psychiatric rehabilitation services INCLUDES medication education; self-management; training in personal care skills; individual and family/caregiver psychoeducation; community integration services; recovery support services include illness management and recovery; financial management and dietary wellness.
Wellness Home Behavioral Health Services provides high quality target case management services to assist individuals in sustaining recovery, and gaining access to needed medical, social, legal, educational, and other services and supports. Targeted Case Management should include supports for persons deemed at high-risk of suicide, particularly during times of transitions such as from ED or psychiatric hospitalization.
We define family using your definition, Therefore, the Wellness Home Behavioral Health Services treatment team includes the consumer, the family/ caregiver of child consumers, the adult consumer's family to the extent the consumer does not object, and any other person the consumer choses.
The LGBTQ community of Chicago has experienced Trauma, often simply due to trying to exist within the community. As such, Trauma Informed Care has been incorporated into all programming.
Mental Health and HIV-Associated Neurocognitive issues are all concerns that many older people living with HIV/AIDS are challenges for many older people living with HIV/AIDS. These conditions place many older people living with HIV/AIDS at risk for depression, suicidal ideation cognitive decline and increase isolation. Loneliness and HIV-related stigma emerged as significant independent predictors of major depressive symptoms meaning that higher rates of stigma and loneliness place older adults at increased risk for major depressive symptoms. TIMP for Older People Living with HIV/AIDS (OPLWHA) is uniquely designed to address these issues.
For many boys and men of color, traumatic experiences may become an almost routine part of everyday existence. Besides violence, assault, and other traumatic events, African American and Latino males often experience more subtle and insidious forms of trauma. Their exposure to discrimination, racism, oppression and poverty is pervasive.
A woman’s experience of trauma impacts every area of functioning, including physical, mental, behavioral, and social. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health, fifty-five percent to ninety-nine percent of women in substance use treatment and eighty-five percent to ninety-five percent of women in the public mental health system report a history of trauma, with the abuse most commonly having occurred in childhood. Women were significantly more likely than men to report more traumatic experiences in childhood. ACE scores were found to be highly correlated with serious emotional problems, health risk behaviors, social problems, adult disease and disability, mortality, high health care and other costs, and worker performance issues.