Mental Health

The Community Mental Health program can be accessed by any individual or family seeking mental health services. CCH staff screen and assess adults and children for mental health conditions, develop treatment plans with clients and parents, and coordinate with state agencies and hospitals for regional crisis/respite care. As much as possible CCH provides locally-based treatment services including individual therapy, family or group therapy, case management, and skills training.

Treatment Services
Thorough diagnostic, bio-psychosocial assessments are performed on enrollment and are followed by treatment planning that is individualized to meet the special needs of each person. Group therapy currently offered address pain management, anxiety, art therapy, LGBTQ concerns and DBT. Psychiatric services are provided to both children and adults, including medication management for individuals with co-occurring disorders referred by the Developmental Disabilities and Alcohol & Drug programs. Psychiatric services are provided through tele-psychiatry as well as face to face.

Children’s Services
Children receive community-based mental health services through psychiatric care, medication management, mental health treatment, case management, family support
and skill-building. Services are research-based and tailored to meet the unique needs of each child and family in their community, their schools and their homes. Services are provided to children and their families in the three school districts- Brookings/Harbor, Gold Beach, and Port Orford. No child is turned away for lack of ability to pay.

EASA
EASA is the Early Assessment & Support Alliance. EASA serves young people ages 12 to 25 who have had a first episode of psychosis within the last 12 months or who are experiencing early at-risk symptoms for psychosis, and their families. The goal of EASA is to identify individuals with a new psychosis as soon as possible in order to minimize the negative impact on their lives. For more information, please visit the EASA website: www.easacommunity.org

24/7 Crisis Response Services
A crisis coordinator is on-call to provide triage services for people in psychiatric crisis in Curry County. The crisis coordinator responds to calls, conducts assessments at Curry General Hospital, makes recommendations to medical staff and assists in connecting the client to relevant services locally and statewide. Crisis walk-in appointments are also available at all clinic locations during business hours. If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, please call 877-519-9322.

Case Management
Adults with Serious Mental Illness (SMI) receive services coordinated by a case manager. These services include medication management, supportive therapy, crisis services, acute and sub-acute placement services, supported employment, skills training, housing and peer support. Services are recovery-oriented, strengths based and focused on independence and community inclusion. In addition to adults with SMI case management is provided to individuals at risk of hospitalization to assist them in connecting with resources and gaining the skills necessary to remain safe in the community.

Supported Employment
Supported Employment case managers connect mental health clients with employment training, continuing education, job placement, and on-going support.

Supported Housing
Overseen by a mental health case manager and maintained by a facilities technician, Hammond House provides safe and affordable housing for 8 residents.

Clubhouse
The Clubhouse is a peer drop-in center designed to support individuals working on recovery from mental illness and addiction.  Here you will discover opportunities to learn new skills, build friendships and alliances, obtain support for your recovery as well as supporting others on their journey to wellness.