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Causes: Mental Health, Residential Mental Health Treatment

Mission: Hamilton center exists to provide quality behavioral healthcare, wellness, and human development services to our community.

Programs: Hamilton center provides outpatient counseling services in ten counties throughout central and west central indiana including: vigo, sullivan, owen, greene, putnam, clay, parke, vermillion, hendricks and marion. Services are provided by a variety of professional staff with various specialty areas some of whom include: psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, licensed mental health counselors, addiction therapists, and licensed marriage and family therapists. Treatment is individualized, person centered and recovery based. Treatment is tailored to be as brief as necessary and is oriented toward improving the patient's quality of life and functioning - work, school and family activities. [continue on schedule o][continue from page 2] services include: individual, marital, group and family therapy, as well as psychological testing, psychiatric evaluation/treatment and addiction services. During the current year, hamilton center provided 203,875 outpatient visits to 9,033 clients.

hamilton center's residential services are rooted in the belief that the treatment of persons in need of longer term care be based in an authentic and least restrictive environment which is community-based and encourages interaction with others. Our goal is to assist clients in living in the community with independence, self-worth and dignity. Residential services include 24-hour supervised group homes, semi - independent living, and supported living arrangements where a client obtains his/her own housing and receives supervision from hamilton center's staff. Residential services are provided in vigo and marion counties. During the current year, hamilton center provided 15,353 residential days to 95 clients.

hamilton center operates a 24-hour adult psychiatric inpatient unit which is licensed by the indiana division of mental health and addiction. Our 16-bed unit provides short-term stabilization and treatment for behavioral and addiction disorders. Inpatient treatment usually begins with a holistic assessment of the individual's physical health, emotional health, family life, social interaction and employment history. Treatment is conducted by a team of professionals which includes physicians, psychiatrists, social workers, nurses, activity therapists, psychiatric technicians, psychologists, case managers and other specialists. Staff psychiatrists make psychiatric evaluations and diagnoses, provide direct treatment and monitor individual progress. [continue on schedule o][continue from page 2] treatment goals are individualized and developed by the client and the treatment team. Services take place in a supportive environment, which promotes understanding of the illness, improves self-esteem and communication skills, and helps the client's support system understand the illness and assist in care. The objective during a client's stay is to achieve stabilization so that he/she can return to a less restrictive environment as soon as possible with follow-up outpatient care. During the current year, hamilton center provided 3,987 inpatient days to 431 clients.

infant and toddler services programs are early childhood programs for families with children from birth to three years of age. Their focus is to provide excellent supportive, educational and therapeutic services to enhance the lives of infants, young children and their families. Admission criteria is different for each program, but all services are free of charge to families. Infant and toddler services programs are preventative in nature and work with children and families to build on their strengths. We recognize that families with young children deal with challenging and often stressful situations. Our programs are designed to meet each family's interests and priorities as related to their child's growth and development. Services include written information, assistance in connecting with community services and/or extended support through home visits or group activities. Infant and toddler services consists of two major programs including early head start and healthy families. Early head start is offered in vigo county. Healthy families is offered in greene, vermillion, vigo and sullivan counties in indiana. During the current year, early head start served 111 children, and healthy families served 248 children. Spectrum services is the name of hamilton center's rehabilitation division. This division provides services to adults living in vigo county in indiana with disabilities and social limitations with the ultimate goal of maximizing independent living and full community inclusion. Spectrum services is accredited by carf, the rehabilitation accreditation commission. During the current year, hamilton center provided 5,690 rehabilitation services to 248 clients.

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