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MENTAL HEALTH SKILL-BUILDING SERVICES
Many of the issues we see affecting our children are birthed from mental health illness and behavioral disorders affecting the adults in their homes. Treating and supporting these adults is paramount to achieving wellness for the child and the family unit as one.
NCS employs specialized professionally trained Community Practitioners to provide training and support to adults with serious mental illness. Services include in-home assistance in personal daily living skills such as home maintenance and management, shopping, budgeting, medication management and parenting. In addition, we provide assistance to help maximize an individual’s independence by assisting them in locating employment, continuing their education and in locating safe, stable and affordable housing.
CRITERIA FOR MHSS
Individuals ages 18 and older that experience difficulties in establishing or maintaining normal interpersonal relationships, maintaining personal hygiene, preparing food, maintaining adequate nutrition, maintaining and/or managing personal finances, recognizing personal danger and displaying appropriate social behaviors.
The individual must have had some form of hospitalization in regards to their mental health disorder; the individual does not have to necessary have had to be committed to an overnight stay in hospital.