Services & Programs in Georgia
Community Oriented Recovery and Empowerment (CORE) Programs
CORE Services (Adults, Children & Adolescents)
A Better Way Healthcare Services offers CORE Services. CORE Services are an array of mental health services. Our diagnostic assessment, completed by a multidisciplinary team, determines the level of care and immediate service needs. The client is then matched with services to help achieve treatment goals.
Services may include the following:
- Psychiatric Services
- Nursing Assessment
- Medication Management
- Individual Counseling
- Family Counseling
- Addiction Counseling
- Case Management
- Life Skills Training
- Behavior Modification
- Community Linkage
- Parenting Skills Development
- Positive Peer Interactions
- 24-Hour Crisis Intervention
- Behavior Modification
- Peer Support
- Educational Support
Atlanta Area Behavioral Health, Medication Management & Counseling Services
We provide assistance for the following:
- Anger Management
- Dual Diagnosis
- Bi-Polar Disorder
- Unresolved Grief
- Addiction Outpatient Treatment
- Detoxification with Extended On-Site Monitoring
- Thought, Emotional & Behavioral Disorder
A therapeutic intervention or counseling service is shown to be successful with identified populations, diagnoses, and service needs, provided by a qualified clinician. Techniques employed involve the principles, methods, and procedures of counseling that assist the person in identifying and resolving personal, social, vocational, intrapersonal, and interpersonal concerns. Individual counseling may include face-to-face or out-of-clinic time with family members if the individual is present for part of the session and focuses on the individual. Services are directed toward achieving specific goals defined by the individual and specified in the Individualized Recovery Plan.
These services address goals/issues such as promoting recovery and the restoration, development, enhancement, or maintenance of:
- Illness and medication self-management knowledge and skills (e.g., symptom management, behavioral management, relapse prevention skills, knowledge of drugs and side effects, and motivational/skill development in taking medication as prescribed);
- Problem-solving and cognitive skills;
- Healthy coping mechanisms;
- Adaptive behaviors and skills;
- Interpersonal skills; and
- Knowledge regarding mental illness, substance-related disorders, and other relevant topics that assist in meeting the individual’s or the support system’s needs.
Best/evidence-based practice modalities may include (as clinically appropriate): Motivational Interviewing/Enhancement, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Behavioral Modification, Behavioral Management, Rational Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and others as relevant to the individual and clinical issues to be addressed.
An outpatient approach to treatment services that require structure and support to achieve and sustain recovery, focusing on early recovery skills, including the negative impact of substances, tools for developing support, and relapse prevention skills. Using a multidisciplinary team, medical, therapeutic, and recovery supports are provided in a coordinated approach to access and treat youth with addictive disorders in scheduled sessions, utilizing the identified components of the service guideline. This service can be delivered during the day or evening hours to enable youth to maintain residence in their community, continue work or thrive in school. The duration of treatment should vary with the severity of the youth’s illness and response to treatment based on the individualized treatment plan, utilizing the best/evidenced-based practices for the service delivery and support.
Medication Management & Follow-Up
The provision of specialized medical and psychiatric services that include but are not limited to Psychotherapeutic services with medical evaluation and management, including evaluation and assessment of physiological phenomena (including co-morbidity between behavioral and physical health care issues); Assessment and monitoring of an individual's status about treatment with medication; Assessment of the appropriateness of initiating or continuing services.
The purpose of the Behavioral Health Assessment process is to gather all information needed to determine the problems, symptoms, strengths, needs, abilities, resources, and preferences, to develop a social and medical history, to determine the functional level and degree of knowledge versus disability, if necessary, to assess trauma history and status, and to engage with collateral contacts for other assessment information.
A BETTER WAY HEALTHCARE SERVICES, LLC GA provides non-emergency transportation services within 25 miles of Clayton County.
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