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The Le'Chris Community Support team provides support and services to adults with mental health and substance abuse diagnoses who are in need of an intense level of service. 

Consumers entering this service must have a mental health or substance abuse diagnosis and must have had difficulties with some of the following:

  • Homelessness

  • Multiple psychiatric hospitalizations

  • Medication difficulties

  • Non-compliance with psychiatric follow-up

  • Educational, vocational, or legal issues

  • Recent suicidal thoughts

  • Threats to others

  • Dual diagnoses of mental illness and substance abuse

The goal for the consumer is to achieve and maintain stability in their mental health treatment and/or meet their sobriety and recovery goals. 

Additionally, the goal is to assist the consumer with having decreased crisis episodes and increased community tenures. 

Services will be provided at various locations including home, shelters, schools, streets, etc. and can be provided for four (4) hours or more per week.

The role of the Community Support Team is to:

  • Assist the consumer in learning to manage the symptoms of their illness; medication monitoring; medication compliance; self-medication and self-management of symptoms; and, education to the consumer about their diagnosis

  • Assist the consumer in identifying their aspirations, goals, strengths and needs

  • Provide individual therapy

  • Teach coping skills for dealing with depression, anxiety, and anger

  • De-escalate crisis and teach the consumer coping skills should a crisis arise in the future

  • Assist in the development of independent living skills

  • Case management functions of assessing needs, linking to needed services and monitoring the provision of these services

  • Family education

  • Peer support building

  • Self-advocacy training

 
Each consumer is seen by the members of the Community Support Team.  The leader of the team is a licensed counselor, and all other team members have experience, education, and training in working with adults with mental illness or substance abuse problems.

If you would like additional information regarding Community Support Team services, contact:

Greenville, NC 252-353-8452 Jessica Hendrix
     

If you live in the New Bern, NC area
and are interested in receiving services,
please call the Greenville office for more information.


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