Mission: Northeastern center helps individuals in emotional and mental distress achieve healing through accessible, affordable, and quality behavioral health services and provides charity care to those who are unable to pay. The northeastern center gave consumers a total of 8,034,807 in charity care relief for fiscal year 2014.
Programs: Outpatient services: the outpatient facilities located in dekalb, lagrange, noble, and steuben counties offer psychiatric, psychotherapy, and specialized counseling services to persons of all ages and walks of life. Persons seek assistance with depression, anxiety, addictions, family conflicts, loss, unemployment and other life stresses. Therapy sessions are individually designed to help persons identify their problems, define goals and work toward recovery. During the year ended june 30, 2014, the outpatient departments served 4,392 persons in search of healing and recovery, and provided 5,420,748 in charity care.
inpatient services: the inpatient facility is located in dekalb county. This 16 bed unit provides adults and geriatrics with psychiatric stabilization services and substance abuse treatment. All services are provided by trained medical staff, behavioral health therapists, technicians and psychiatrists. The emergency on-call staff are also located at this site and are available 24/7, and they work closely with other service providers in the community to ensure continuity of care for local residents in crisis. The inpatient hospital served 604 consumers during the fiscal year ended june 30, 2014, and provided 1,261,728 in charity care.
residential services: the residential services are comprised of four adult residential homes. Two of the adult homes are hud homes. They provide up to 14 beds for short or long-term stays for men and women with low income, chronic mental health needs and substance abuse addictions. Services for these homes include 24 hour supervision, skill building trainings for greater independence, and specialized services to address chemical addictions. The promise house is a temporary crisis house. Residents who reside here require respite care, on-going stabilization skills and emotional support. The 24/7 staff, trained in crisis management, work with these consumers until they are able to independently move back into their community. The fourth residential home is an independent group living house. Residents who reside here are working toward independent living. Technicians are available for daily skills training and to provide some supervision, but residents generally are self-sufficient and sometimes employed. During the year ended june 30, 2014 the residential program provided housing for 68 consumers and provided 525,100 in charity care services.
other services: partial hospitalization or clubhouse services the clubhouse served and was serviced by 140 consumers in fiscal year 2014. The consumers or clubhouse members share work ordered activities with trained staff to support the daily operations of the clubhouse. By taking part in the management and the daily operations, the members achieve new confidences through increasing their self-esteem along with building social and independent living skills. Members gain the enjoyment of new relationships and the feeling of belonging. Although no longer a paid medicaid program, the northeastern center continues to provide this program to be able to offer access and growth for this population. During fiscal year 2014 827,231 was provided in charity care. Transportation is available daily.