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Rehabilitation Services for Adults with Behavioral Health Needs

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How Do I Qualify?

  • Adult age 19 or older
  • Diagnosis of a Major Mental Illness expecting to last for a year of more (includes Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Major Depression)
  • Difficulty in major life areas such as Activities of Daily Living, Social Functioning and or Vocational/Educational Functioning
  • Please contact our offices for referral information.

Day Rehabilitation

What is Day Rehabilitation?

  • A structured setting where an individual can practice skill building to improve daily routines, relationships and or provide meaningful activity.
  • Service provided five days a week, five hours a day
  • Social activities are scheduled in the evening and weekends
  • There are two locations:

 

What will Day Rehabilitation do for me?

Individual and group activities for:

  • Pre Vocational skill building
  • Social skill building
  • Health/Exercise
  • Healing from Trauma
  • Classes for personal wellness and independent living skills
  • Developing a Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP)
  • Support for mental and physical health and substance use concerns.
  • Peer Support 

 

Who would I be working with?
Everyone is assigned a “go to” person or Recovery Specialist. You would work with this staff member to identify your strengths and how to use them to reach your goals.

 

What Kind of Support will I get from Day Rehabilitation?

  • Service planning
  • Case management
  • Support for physical health care
  • Access to 24/7 Crisis Line

 

Groups offered through Day Rehabilitation Services

DTR Group
“Double Trouble in Recovery” is a peer-run support group that focuses on individuals who are faced with mental health issues and substance use issues. It meets at 2pm on Monday’s at Opportunity House. Facilitators can provide transportation if needed.

Emergency Community Support (ERCS)
ERCS is a community-based service involving 1:1 contact with a case manager. Services are typically quickly initiated; individuals will have contact with their ERCS provider typically within 48 hours. Services are directed towards quick referrals to resources and connections to other supports within the community. Additional services provided through ERCS include participant and family education, crisis intervention, transportation, and consumer advocacy. Please call the Unity House for more information.

 

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Psychiatric Residential Rehabilitation (PRR)

What is PRR?
The psychiatric residential rehabilitation facility is called ABLE House. A.B.L.E. stands for “A Better Living Environment” . A person lives at ABLE House to learn skills for independent living. This may include:

  • Making daily routines
  • Task completion
  • Meal planning and cooking
  • Social relationships
  • Community access
  • Self- soothing exercises
  • Medication management
  • Average length of stay is individualized, typically 6-18 months.

ABLE House is located in Hastings, NE. People who live at ABLE House attend the Day Rehabilitation program at Opportunity House.  Click here to view photos of ABLE House.

 

What will ABLE House do for me?

  • Teach you how to make a daily schedule
  • Support you in getting things done around the house
  • Reinforce taking your medications as directed
  • Practice with you in forming relationships
  • Help you go out in the community for shopping and outings
  • Develop “Change Plans” with you for managing emotions
  • Learn how you can redirect thoughts and stop repeating the same message
  • Review your Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP)
  • You could work with Peer Support for extra help to learn skills

 

Who would I be working with?
Everyone is assigned a “go to” person or Recovery Specialist. You would work with this staff member to identify your strengths and how to use them to reach your goals.

 

What Kind of Support will I get from ABLE House?

  • Service planning
  • Case management
  • Support for physical health care
  • Access to 24/7 Crisis Line

Mental Health Respite

Mental Health Respite helps people needing a short term, emergency stay (7 days or less). A person may need support outside of a hospital or crisis facility setting. ABLE House can provide a bed, for someone who needs a place to stay for a brief time. Please call for more information.

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Community Support

What is Community Support?
Community Support is best described as someone to help you live independently. They help you figure out what is needed and find the resources to help support you. This includes meeting in your home or in the community . Community Support workers:

  • Have offices located in Hastings and Kearney
  • Travel within a 10 county area
  • Are available for crisis support 24/7
  • Screen for mental, physical and substance use concerns
  • Identify past trauma and provide referral for treatment or skill building
  • Meet with you based on your need (varies from minimum of weekly to once a month)
  • Develop a goal plan based on your strengths
  • Review goals with you during scheduled visits

What will Community Support do for me?

  • Ensure safe, affordable housing
  • Assist to complete paperwork and manage mail (Social Security, assistance programs)
  • Provide reminders for appointments
  • Help connect to community resources
  • Support employment and or meaningful activity
  • Model and practice social skill building
  • Promote physical health care and exercise
  • Skill building for healing from trauma
  • Developing a Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP)
  • Help you define “recovery” and how it makes sense in your world
  • Peer Support 

Who would I be working with?
Everyone is assigned a “go to” person or Recovery Specialist. You would work with this staff member to identify your strengths and how to use them to reach your goals.

What Kind of Support will I get from Community Support?

  • Service planning
  • Case management
  • Support for physical health care
  • Access to 24/7 Crisis Line

PLEASE CALL FOR MORE INFORMATION