The Access Center provides comprehensive clinical assessments and recovery oriented support for individuals who are in crisis or are in need of behavioral health treatment and assistance. For behavioral health crisis issues, we are available 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. For routine behavioral health services, we are open Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. No appointment is necessary for the first visit.
The Crisis Stabilization Unit
The Crisis Stabilization Unit is a short term inpatient unit for individuals in need of intensive treatment for a mental illness. The unit provides a safe environment to help clients overcome thoughts and behaviors that make them a danger towards themselves or others, or make it impossible for them to care for themselves in the community.
Crisis Counseling program is designed to help individuals reach short-term goals related to a current crisis. The focus is on developing coping skills to manage symptoms and daily stressors.
Outpatient Medical Services are available to individuals in need of treatment with medication. Clients are given a Comprehensive Psychiatric Evaluation and ongoing visits with a Psychiatrist or Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner.
Seminole Cares is designed to provide mental health services to families in Seminole County. Therapeutic needs are identified through an assessment and are developed jointly with the family and their primary counselor.
Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services
Turning Point – Psychosocial Rehabilitation is a curriculum-based psychosocial rehabilitation program that focuses on enhancing or restoring social and independent living skills and effective life management. Clients are provided lunch, and a snack as well as transportation to and from the program.
Our HOPE program is an outreach team that serves the homeless living on the streets, in abandoned buildings and in camps. Our PATH program serves the homeless who have mental illness or co-occurring disorders.
Bay House is designed to assist individuals with serious mental illness learn to live more independently in the community. The program is staffed 24 hours a day by experienced and qualified staff.
The Hacienda is a 12 unit HUD apartment complex devoted specifically to those dealing with serious mental illness. Each individual unit has its own bedroom, kitchen, bathroom and living room area. The complex is considered independent housing but, is monitored by a Housing Coordinator.
Court-Related Services help those who are dealing with substance abuse and mental health issues and criminal justice involvement to negotiate the criminal justice system, and the State Hospital system.
Case Management Services
Case Management Services help persons with mental illness obtain housing, medication, benefits, and other support and services which assist in their recovery.