Community mental health and substance abuse services
Persons living in Barry County who want and need help may be eligible for services. The types of services you may receive will be based upon your specific needs and desires.
Outpatient clinic services
Therapy services for persons who need help through a time of severe stress, emotional difficulties, a life crisis or to overcome substance abuse problems.
Mental health emergencies or crisis can happen late at night or on weekends. Services are available 24 hours per day to assist those in need.
after hospital care
Persons released from an inpatient psychiatric hospital or residential services may need help in making changes for life at home. Help is available linking to services and resources after being in the hospital or treatment center.
Appointments with our doctor for medication reviews may be arranged with other mental health services you are receiving from our agency.
These services give families short breaks from taking care of a developmentally disabled person or emotionally distressed child at home.
A service to help adults with disabilities to get a job and do well at a job in the community.
A number of services for families that have a child or children with developmental challenges or emotional difficulties.
Therapy services for those over 60 years old provided at a person’s home, in our office or in the community.
Community Living Supports
These services are for persons with mental health or developmental disability needs that make it difficult to live on their own. This service is designed to help persons in increasing productivity, independence, community inclusion and involvement.
Case Management Services
These services are for persons with developmental disabilities or emotional difficulty who need a range of services and help in the community. Our case managers can help link persons to services and community resources.
Residential Care Services
Services and help finding a place to live for persons with developmental disabilities or mental illness who are not able to live alone.
Home Based Services
Intensive services provided to infants, children, and families in the home, based on family and child’s specific needs.
Peer Support Specialist
Provide support, guidance, and lend a hand to those involved with the mental health system to help people to be a part of the community, be independent, be productive, and attain wellness and recovery.
Consultation and Prevention Services
We promote support and teamwork with other groups for those we serve. Education programs and community awareness are offered in an effort to prevent problems and stressors from becoming severe mental health problems. *Prevention services are funded in part by Barry County United Way.
Intensive Outpatient Program
A service program that provides more intensive group and/or individual contact designed to help with more urgent emotional and /or substance abuse issues
Substance Abuse Prevention Services
Classes for those assessed as appropriate to join in prevention classes related to alcohol, marijuana, and other drugs. School based substance abuse prevention services are also available, geared toward children and teens in partnership with various school districts.
Substance Abuse Assessment and Referral
An assessment usually required by the courts or human service agency that results in a report and suggestion of substance abuse service needs if any are needed.
Substance Abuse License Appeal Assessment
This assessment is of a person’s recovery efforts as required by a Licensing Appeal Division Hearing Examiner in the course of an appeals hearing to consider possible return of driving privileges. Prepayment is required for this service.
Barry County Community Mental Health Authority’s substance abuse services program works with a certified Suboxone doctor, to help those with narcotics addiction in staying clean and sober and rebuilding their life.
FAMILY sUPPORT sUBSIDY PROGRAM
The Family Support Subsidy (FSS) Program provides financial assistance to families that include a child with severe developmental disabilities. The intent is to help make it possible for children with developmental disabilities to reamin with or return to their birth or adoptive families. Families are able to use the funding that this program provides for special expenses incurred while caring for their child.