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Mental Health Services

includes assessments; evaluations; individual, brief and structured group therapy; medication management; and psychological and psychiatric evaluations.

 

  • Crisis Services  Provides immediate care to those clients faced with an urgent need of a mental health nature.  Services include brief crisis counseling, telephone crisis service, provision of basic needs (medication, shelter, food), and evaluation and screening for psychiatric hospitalizations.  Services are available at all times throughout the county and serve persons of all ages.  All services are provided under the direct supervision of fully qualified mental health professionals.

 

  • Clinical Services  Provides assessment and treatment to adults, children, and senior citizens.  Services are provided throughout the county with referrals accepted from any source.  Treatment is primarily intended to be short term with focus on relieving symptoms and optimizing individual functioning. 

 

  • Community Support Program  Provides comprehensive case management services to severely mentally ill adults to ensure their continued stability, to enhance independent functioning in the community, and to encourage productive daily activity to allow for the least restrictive lifestyle possible while maintaining symptom-free stability. 

     

Chemical Dependency 

    Provides alcohol & drug education, prevention, and treatment services to the residents of Stevens County 12 years of age and older.  Individuals under the age of 12 are seen on a case-by-case basis.   Services include assessments, educational groups, and individual-family counseling on topics related to chemical dependency.  Three levels of care are offered to both adults and adolescents:

  • Intensive Outpatient Treatment   12 weeks of group treatment sessions.  Clients attend 3 group sessions per week lasting 2 hours per session.                        

  • Weekly Outpatient Treatment  26 weeks of weekly group or individual treatment with each session lasting 2 hours.

  • Monthly Outpatient Treatment  15  months of monthly group treatment with each session lasting 2 hours.

  • Prevention/Early Intervention  A school and community based prevention/intervention program focused on alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use.

    All services are provided under the direct supervision of State qualified chemical dependency  professionals.  The Chemical Dependency Program is the only State certified agency by the Division of Alcohol & Substance Abuse (DASA) to provide prevention, assessment & treatment services in Stevens County.

   

Developmental Disabilities

    Services provided by the State Division of Developmental Disabilities are case management, residential, and in home support services.  SCCS contracts with Career Path Services to provide employment and community access services.  Client eligibility is determined by a DD case manager at the local DSHS office.

    Parent to Parent of Stevens County is a volunteer peer support program for parents who have sons/daughters with disabilities and or special health care needs.  Parent to Parent programs offer emotional support and information about disabilities and community resources to parents who are just learning or are seeking information about their children's disability, illness or chronic health condition.