Peer Support & PSR

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Walk-In Crisis Assessment
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Behavioral Health Crisis Center
601 West 11th Avenue
(Crisis Entrance)
229.430.1842

Peer Support

Mental Health Peer Support Services Group provides skill building and promotes recovery for individuals who suffer from severe and persistent mental illness. Individuals are equipped with the necessary social and daily living skills to allow them to remain in or return to the least restrictive setting in their own respective communities.

Services include, but are not limited to: promoting socialization, recovery, wellness, self-advocacy, development of natural supports, and maintenance of community living skills. Activities are provided to motivate individuals in living as independently as possible. Services promote self-directed recovery, build on strengths and resources, promote self managing, including developing skills and resources and using tools related to communicating recovery strengths, communicating health needs/concerns, self-monitoring progress, emphasizing hope and wellness. Staff assist individuals attaining meaningful employment and relapse prevention planning.

The Mental Health Peer Support Services Group site occupies a separate and distinct physical space and has a designated clinic. Certified Peer Specialists and paraprofessional staff are on site and conduct groups. The groups operate Monday through Friday from 8:30am until 2:00pm, and individuals receive lunch break from 11:30pm to 12pm.

Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services (PSR)

PSR is a recovery based program serving adults with mental health challenges or co-occurring mental health and addictive disease challenges. Provided in a group setting, PSR teaches and enhances life skills for individuals who are challenged in these areas. Skill building is focused on budgeting, problem-solving, nutrition education, symptom management, medication management, vocation and working skills, social skills and dealing with stigma. PSR operates 5 hours a day, five days a week. PSR is offered at 509 11th Ave, Albany, GA.

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