CRISIS & EMERGENCY SERVICES
Discovery Behavior Health (DBH) provides FREE crisis services to all residents of East Jefferson County. Our staff provide assistance to individuals in applying for, and receiving, appropriate behavioral health services depending on need.
Crisis services are available on a walk in basis at our location from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday. Our crisis line is available, by telephone, 24/7 for those individuals requiring assistance at (360) 385-0321, and Toll Free: 1-877-410-4803.
The Discovery Behavior Health (DBH) Medical Team consists of staff trained to care for the needs of geriatrics, adults and children. The team includes a Medical Director, Psychiatric ARNPs, a RN Care Manager, and LPN/MA staff with extensive experience working with individuals with psychiatric health concerns. Medication evaluation and management services are available. Consultation with Primary Care Providers is provided.
The unique needs of children and their families are met through diverse services; including: individual, family support and group treatment. Our therapists work in collaboration with community support systems to offer “Wrap Around” care that promotes happy and healthy development for children. Our team consists of several Child Behavioral Health Specialists who coordinate care with schools, teachers, families, primary care providers, psychiatric staff and other service providers to foster strong support systems. Parent Education as well as Psychological Testing are also available.
CO-OCCURRING DISORDERS TREATMENT SERVICES
Through the generous support of the citizens of Jefferson County, DBH provides treatment services for those Adults struggling with behavioral health and substance use issues. The program is coordinated with Safe Harbor Recovery Center to provide evidencebased, state of the art care to the communities of East Jefferson County.
ADULT OUTPATIENT TREATMENT
Treatment services for adults include: individual and group treatment, adult day support, as well as case management services. Our Therapists and Case Managers, Mental Health Professionals and Specialists work with each individual to identify their specific needs and identify a treatment modality that meets his/her particular needs.
Each individual or family served receives an Individualized Treatment Plan, which is developed collaboratively by you and your assigned care provider. Your first appointment is usually used to identify concerns and goals, establish a diagnosis, determine whether or not our services will be helpful, and to begin formulating a Treatment Plan. If the presenting problems are outside the scope of our services, a referral will be made to other qualified resources.
OLDER ADULT SPECIALIZED TREATMENT SERVICES
Older Adult services are provided by Behavioral Health Specialists trained to address the special behavioral health needs of our Elders in our community. Through collaboration with OAAA and our local elder care facilities, DBH is able to offer therapeutic services within the homes of our senior residents. Within the comfort of their own home, seniors are able to benefit from services that would otherwise be difficult or unattainable.
WRAPAROUND WITH INTENSIVE SERVICES(WISe)
Wraparound with Intensive Services (WISe) is designed to provide comprehensive behavioral health services and supports to Medicaid eligible individuals, up to 21 years of age, (herein referred to as “youth”) with complex behavioral health needs and their families. The goal of WISe is for eligible youth to live and thrive in their homes and communities, as well as to avoid or reduce costly and disruptive out-of-home placements.
MEDICALLY ASSISTED TREATMENT FOR SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER/CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY SERVICES (COMING SOON)
DBH will be the lead agency of a collaborative program between Jefferson Healthcare and DBH providing opiate substitution treatment services. Jefferson Healthcare providing the physician, medical support staff, and medical locale with DBH providing CDP, CDP supervision, assessment, and psycho-social interventions concurrent with physician services and in addition to physician services.
Specialized Senior behavioral health services, Wrap-Around health services (WISe), and health services for Chemical Dependency or Substance Abuse.