CSS provides adult case management for individuals diagnosed with a mental illness and possibly co-occurring addiction disorder. CSS can also provide assistance with finances, housing, substance abuse recovery support, and psychiatric and emotional support. The program's case workers connect, coordinate, and advocate for clients in relation to their Individual Support Plan. CSS also ensures that a crisis plan is in place for each client. It assists clients in remaining as independent within the community as possible, and helps them develop skills in communication and self-advocacy to ensure that all their needs are met.
We work with homeless adolescents through our MaineStay residence. Community Integration Service at MaineStay focuses on assisting the adolescents (ages 16-21) plan and implement their goals while residing at MaineStay and once the adolescent leaves MaineStay, whether or not they have completed the full residential program.
For individuals diagnosed with mental illness and possibly co-occurring disorder who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. We work to ensure that a crisis plan is in place, assist clients in remaining as independent within the community as possible, and assist clients in developing skills in communication and self-advocacy to ensure that all needs are met.
The Women's Project is a free statewide targeted case management program for women affected by substance use (their own or others). The Women's Project addresses barriers to treatment and recovery. The staff also provides information and referral to additional services and supports through The Opportunity Alliance and other community resources. Offices are located in Portland, Bangor and Ellsworth.
Edgewood: This is a six-bed residential treatment program located in Scarborough for youth ages 16 to 21 who are attempting to become more independent within the community as adults.
MaineStay: A Portland-based collaborative program includes an eight-bed residential treatment facility and support services for young adults, 18-25, struggling with homelessness and mental illness.
State Street House: State Street House provides 24-hour support for homeless men with co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders in early recovery to remain sober and engaged in treatment.
The Bridge: A 12-bed emergency residence for homeless adults with a major mental illness, providing a safe, supportive environment, comprehensive treatment and connection to community resources.
Gordon Green: An eight-bed permanent residence providing intensive treatment and support for elderly adults under guardianship with a combination of challenges including mental illness and disabilities related to age or physical impairments.
Helen Winslow Ray House: A seven-bed comprehensive rehabilitation residence providing support, counseling and advocacy for adults with a major mental illness.
Morrison Place at Randall Street: A 12-bed treatment facility offering intensive individualized treatment of homeless adults with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse issues.
Our Outpatient Psychiatry services include psychiatric evaluation, medication management and counseling for adults requiring individual solution-focused outpatient services. We coordinate the assessment and subsequent service planning with other community providers as possible. Clients at significant risk for harm, lethality or deterioration in functioning will be referred to an appropriate crisis service.
The Opportunity Alliance has provided crisis response services to residents of Cumberland County since 1970, ensuring that there is someone to provide help to children, adolescents, and adults whenever it is needed. Cumberland Country Crisis Response is a comprehensive 24-hour mental health crisis system offering phone and face-to-face crisis intervention and stabilization services. The Opportunity Alliance collaborates with Sweetser to provide crisis response support and expertise for children and adolescents experiencing a crisis. The Opportunity Alliance provides the same for adults. Cumberland County Crisis Response services and supports include:
Heath House: A comprehensive service providing 24-hour care and supervision to people with a developmental disability that results in a significant functional limitation in major life activities. The program provides residential care and community inclusion support, which includes health and medical care, behavioral support, personal care, recreation, psychological services and community integration.
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