Psychiatric rehabilitation promotes recovery, full community integration and improved quality of life for persons who have been diagnosed with any mental health condition that seriously impairs their ability to lead meaningful lives.
Our psychiatric rehabilitation services are collaborative, person directed and individualized.
The services we provide are an essential element of the health care and human services spectrum, and are evidence-based.
Our services focus on helping individuals develop skills and access resources needed to increase their capacity to be successful and satisfied in the living, working, learning, and social environments of their choice.
Advocate's Case Workers are scheduled to work every Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM, excluding holidays. With prior notice, by appointment only, and with approval of the Field Supervisor, Case Workers can be available 7 days a week from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM to meet individual Client needs.
Advocate provides toll free phone, with voice mail and call forwarding to every employee in the field, and a toll free fax number for ease of access and as a connivence to Advocate's Clients and other providers. All staff are issued company cell phones with voice mail, and HIPAA compliant email accounts. Client’s and other providers are provided with those numbers as well, so that they may access staff directly during their work hours.Advocate also provides Clients with a toll free Warm Line which may be used after hours and on weekends and holidays for urgent calls.
Advocate Support Services, Inc. provides psychiatric rehabilitation and support services as a means of assisting adults with serious and persistent mental illness meet the emotional, physical, and intellectual demands required to live in independent living situations.
Support services are provided to help individuals maintain or enhance their level of independence.
In addition to Intake, Assessment Orientation and Goal Planning, Advocate provides training, education and support in the following areas.
Self Care Skills
Independent Living Skills
Health Promotion – Training
May include involvement with family, housing or symptom management.
Usually involves contact with a hospital, clinic, &/or physician.