Adult Mental Health

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To Access CSTS services, call (734) 544-3050 or 1-800-440-7548.

The Services to Adults with Mental Illness Program provides an array of services for clients diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness. Services are provided based on the level of care and support needed for the individual as determined in the person centered planning process. Services are provided by caring and skilled staff. Natural supports and family are welcomed into the planning process. In late 2008, the Community Crisis Response Team (CCRT) was established.  Core principles for CCRT include community outreach, early intervention, stabilization and treatment in the least restrictive environment, coordination of care, and effective collaboration with all community stakeholders.

Services Summary

Standard Teams

Psychiatrists, nurses, and case managers are skilled in providing services to meet the unique needs of consumer team participants with severe and persistent mental illness within their team of service.

  • Adult Teams: Services to adults in an outpatient clinic setting
  • Senior Health Teams: Services to older adults in an outpatient clinic setting
  • Young Adult Teams: Services to young adults in an outpatient clinic setting
Specialized Teams & Services
  • Assertive Community Treatment (ACT): A team of psychatrists, nurses, outreach staff and case mangers provides intensive community support and medication monitoring for adults with severe and persistent mental illness who require intensive services to maintain community living.
  • Crisis Residential Services (CRS): A community based program for clients who are experiencing severe signs and symptoms of mental illness and require 24 hour support and supervision to resolve the psychological crisis and return home. Referrals are accepted from PES, Inpatient liaisons, and case managers. Family and other natural supports are welcomed into the crisis resolution planning process.
  • Dialectal Behavioral Treatment (DBT): Services designed to assist clients with serious personality disorders and who meet criteria for intensive social skill building and development of other coping skills identified in their person-centered plan.
  • Enhanced Community Living Services: Services designed to address the needs of a growing number of clients living in community housing developments. A community approach engages the residents in addressing safety and health issues at home- with the support of a multidisciplinary outreach team, housing management, various community resources and health promotion opportunities.
  • Family and Consumer Education and Support (FACES): Service model based on multi-family psychoeducational groups and case management to assist clients and their family/friends through education about the symptoms or treatments for their diagnosis while developing coping skills, social supports, and vocational opportunities.
  • Intensive Case Management (ICM): Provides outreach services to individuals who have demonstrated inability to access outpatient services.
  • Jail Diversion Services: Integrated efforts between Washtenaw County Sheriff's Department and CSTS to provide alternatives to incarceration for individuals with mental illness; CSTS staff also serves inmates who may qualify for mental health services.
  • Meds Plus Teams: Services to adults in an outpatient setting including solution-focused therapy, medication management, and case management to clients who have serious and persistent mental illness.
  • Project Outreach (PORT): A group of community outreach staff who attempt to engage individuals who are homeless and resistant to mental health services. Visit PORT's website here.
  • Supported Community Living: Mental health professionals providing case management, mental health nursing, psychology, occupational therapy and other ancillary services necessary for client success in community living for adults with severe and persistent mental illness.

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