CareRite TFC Behavioral Services include, but not limited to:
- Clients receive assessment and evaluation from board certified psychiatrists
- Medication management services
- Individual and group therapy from licensed therapists.
Youth Services include:
- Services to adolescents ages 12 to 18.
- Assessment and treatment planning
- Alcohol and other drug education group
- Individual and family counseling; and
- Social/recreational activities.
Program activities are provided after school hours and on Saturdays.
Hospitals are dealing with a growing number of mental health patients
A new report reaffirmed longstanding concerns by Washington, DC area nurses, state legislators and mental health advocates about the burden that local hospitals face, boarding people who require proper behavioral health treatment while they wait for those services to become available, (By The Enterprise reports.)
As a result of the above statement, CareRite TFC, Behavioral Health Services partners with local area hospitals to provide this needed services to individuals with behavioral health challenges.
At CareRite TFC, Inc. Behavioral Health Services, our success is driven by outcome.
Has quality of life improved for individuals served by the CareRite TFC behavioral health services?
Have drug/alcohol use history
Adults Served: 52.0%
Are not homeless
Adults Served: 96.8%
Adults Served: 35.8%
Adults Served: 11.7%
Have no recent criminal justice system involvement
Adults Served: 93.7%
Participate in self-help groups
Adults Served: 15.1%
CareRite TFC., Behavioral Health Services (BHS) uses certain National Outcomes Measures (NOMs) domains as defined by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to assess behavioral health recipients’ treatment outcomes. Information for the measures is pulled from the Client Information System (CIS), comparing each metric at intake to update/discharge.
The Domains for the agency Outcome shall include the following:
- Substance Abstinence – the Behavioral Health Recipients (BHR) has a history of drug/alcohol use, and reports no use in the 30 days prior to the assessment.
- Stable Housing – the BHR is not homeless, but is living independently, at home with family, or in therapeutic foster care or Group Home.
- Employment – the BHR is employed full or part time with and without supports.
- Education – the BHR is attending school or a vocational program.
- Arrest-Free – the BHR reports no arrest in the 30 days prior to assessment.
- Self-Help groups – the BHR participated in a self-help or recovery group within 30 days prior to the assessment.
Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)CareRite TFC, Inc. Behavioral Health Services (BHS) pre-authorizes and coordinates non-emergency mental health care for our clients. This includes care for children, teens, and adults. Clients does not need a referral from their primary care provider to obtain behavioral health care, but they may be required to obtain pre-authorization from BHS before meeting with a mental health professional at CareRite TFC.
Types of Care
CareRite TFC’s Behavioral Health Services provides the following types of behavioral health care in our facilities or through contracts with mental health or health care providers in the community:
- Assessment and evaluation
- Individual and group psychotherapy
- Family Counseling
- Medication evaluation and management
Service are provided in an outpatient treatment setting (in our main office or in-home setting)
Our staff includes psychiatrists, Clinical Social Workers, psychotherapists, and nurses.
Care during Regular Business Hours:
To begin or continue behavioral health care, or for urgent or crisis care during regular business hours (8 a.m.-5 p.m.):
- First-time appointments: Call 1-800-823-2219 or 301-326-1357
- Extensions & follow-up care: Contact our office at 1-800-823-2219 or 301-326-1357
- Urgent or crisis care: Contact our office at 1-800-823-2219 or 301-326-1357