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Newport County Community Mental Health Center Inc

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Mission: To provide quality, comprehensive, professional behavioral health services to individuals, to families and to the community that: incorporate the principles and values of recovery orientation in service delivery; that are culturally sensitive and competent in application; and that are in accordance with regulatory, licensing and ethical standards.

Programs: Children's programs: to provide independent living, advocacy, and day treatment including acute alternatives for youths. The program is a comprehensive continuum of community-based mental health services for treating severely emotionally and behaviorally disturbed youths. The key purpose is to provide community-based alternatives to psychiatric hospitalization and out-of-home placements. Services include an array of therapeutic and clinical services which include 24 hour crisis assessment/intervention, crisis stabilization, psychiatric/medication evaluation, family assessment or re-assessment, and development of individualized treatment plans.

community support services: to provide a comprehensive array of services necessary to maintain severely mentally disabled adults in the community. Services provide comprehensive, community-based mental health treatment, rehabilitation and support services within a continuous treatment team model to adults with chronic and persistent mental illness and who are at risk for homelessness, involvement with the criminal justice system, ongoing substance abuse or unemployment.

residential services: to provide independent living, advocacy, day treatment including acute alternatives, competency training, leisure time activities & group home activities. Services include: case management and individualized treatment planning, access to and use of medical and dental services, psychiatric services, nursing consultation and medication monitoring, symptom assessment, management and supportive counseling, skill building and assistance with personal hygiene, financial management, vocational assessment and skill building opportunities, and many others.

other program services consist of general outpatient services and the newport partnership. Outpatient services are designed to treat persons who are suffering significant psychological stress and symptoms in their lives. Services include individual, group and family therapy; parent and community education; and consultation with schools, physicians, etc.

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