Both the individual therapy and the women's group have been VERY helpful and yield lots of suggestions as well as food for thought. The women's group has been especially beneficial in that I've learned I am not the only one with problems and it has shown camaraderie, understanding, and friendship.
Alternatives is a six-bed, sub-acute, Level III, crisis stabilization facility designed to assist individuals in need of a safe, therapeutic environment to resolve sub-acute psychiatric crisis. Alternatives accepts referrals 24 hours a day, from a variety of referral sources, to include emergency rooms, crisis teams, and outpatient services providers. Alternatives has the capacity to provide intensive staff support and nursing oversight to ensure that individuals who are determined to need intensive crisis stabilization receive comprehensive residential, community-based supports. Alternatives works very closely within the HCRS and statewide continuum of care to assist individuals in their access to a home-like, short term recovery environment as a measure of hospital diversion or step down.
For more information, please contact the Alternatives Program Coordinator at 802-885-7280.