Armed Forces & Veterans Behavioral Health
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.
Connections to Peer Support
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.
Mental Health & Substance Abuse Assessment, Support , & Linkage
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 Services Linkage + Screening Monitoring
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.
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services
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.
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.