Artreach provides social-rehabilitation services through two programs: The Second Step Players, a mental health, consumer-run theater troupe which writes and performs original comedy, drama, and music about the experience of having been labeled with a psychiatric illness; Work Hard/Play Hard a recreation program designed and run by mental health consumers who are working hard in the workplace or are learning the skills necessary to get and keep a job and an active social life.
William W. Backus Hospital
The Backus Hospital Department of Psychiatric Services provides services for a wide range of psychiatric disorders and difficulties for individuals with severe and prolonged mental illness including 24-hour emergency services, inpatient care, partial hospitalization programming and outpatient treatment.
The Catholic Charities and Family Services, Diocese of Norwich's licensed and accredited Outpatient Mental Health Clinic serves adults, adolescents and family members of all ages and backgrounds. The purpose of the program is to promote sound family life and to enhance an individual's ability to cope with illness. Crisis and emergency services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Eastern Region Service Center (ERSC)
The Eastern Region Service Center (ERSC) is a collaborative effort among mental health and addiction services agencies that recognize that recovery is an ongoing process, seldom achieved from a single point of care. Services are delivered with a "no reject policy" and a "minimal requirement for entry into care." Staff deliver services to the person rather than having the person come to the services. ERSC crosses geographic, agency and diagnostic boundaries offering an innovative, recovery-oriented system of care.
The Gales Ferry Office of Community Enterprises, Inc. provides supported employment services to individuals in southeastern Connecticut who have been referred by mental health professionals. Clients are assisted in career planning and job seeking. Services include vocational assessments, career exploration, job development, job training and coaching, placement, and follow along services after placement. Participants are also assisted with accessing services from the Bureau of Rehabilitation Services and public transportation systems.
Lawrence and Memorial Hospital
The Department of Psychiatry at L&M Hospital provides a full range of behavioral health services including 24-hour crisis intervention, inpatient, day hospital program and outpatient clinic services.
Martin House is a supportive housing organization that provides services for 56 individuals who have experienced mental illness, addiction, and homelessness. In addition to private rooms, martin House provides three nutritious meals a day and 24-hour staff support. Special services include crisis intervention, case management, advocacy, referral, on-site adult education, recreation, budgeting assistance, employability development, and daily living skill development.
Natchaug Hospital, located in Mansfield Center, has contracted with the CT Dept. of Mental Health and Addiction Services to provide acute and intermediate length inpatient care. Other services provided include: day hospital and substance abuse programs.
Reliance House, Inc.
Reliance House, Inc. services focus on the northern portion of New London County and include case management, social rehabilitation, employment, supervised and supported residential, educational, community outreach, and homeless services. The agency also provides two programs for persons with mental illness and mental retardation. Individualized, recovery focused services promote independence and a meaningful quality of life.
Sound Community Services, Inc.
Sound Community Services, Inc. with offices in New London and Norwich provides psychotherapies and medication management which focus on mental health and co-occurring disorders (psychiatric and substance use). These services are designed to support the recovery process, stabilize the person served, enhance quality of life, reduce symptoms, restore or improve functioning, and support integration into the community. SCS programs which offer these services include Outpatient and Intensive Outpatient (IOP), and Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP).
Southeastern Mental Health Authority
The Southeastern Mental Health Authority (SMHA) is both a provider of mental health services and the clinical, administrative and fiscal ‘umbrella’ for all mental health services in Southeastern Connecticut funded by the State of Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. (See programs directly operated by SMHA).
The Institute’s management team, medical professionals, clinicians, counselors, and support staff offer a comprehensive range of treatment programs and support services that span the continuum of behavioral health care needs from detoxification and residential care to sub-acute care to partial hospitalization and outpatient therapies.
VNA of Southeastern CT, Inc.
The VNA of SE CT provides in-home psychiatric services for people in southeastern Connecticut. Other health care programs include health promotion and disease prevention as well as acute, maintenance and terminal care.