GROUP HOME LINKS
About Residential Care
Residential care is a decision that should be made carefully. Beyond the financial commitment, there must be a commitment to recovery and a sincere desire on the part of each resident to achieve a life of wellness. Programs should focus on helping residents achieve emotional regulation and medication compliance, while teaching life skills focused on independent living and personal development. We believe that the programs listed below are among the best in the country and provide a caring, supportive and empowering environment to their residents.
The Venn House,
Lake Jackson, Texas www.thevennhouse.com
The Venn House’s unique and innovative Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) based program focuses on individual treatment, life skills, and personal development. It is designed to help residents achieve long-term mental health and wellness. Our program helps each individual learn how to maintain emotional stability, avoid crisis generating behaviors and manage their everyday lives. Click here for PDF Handout.
The Meehl House,
Brazoria, Texas www.meehlfoundation.org
The Meehl House will provide transitional residential group housing focused on teaching independent living skills. Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) based program focuses on individual treatment, life skills, and personal development. Living with the Mark and Debra Meehl’s, residents will develop the skills necessary to live fully and successfully with their mental illness. The Meehl House is currently awaiting a court order to allow it to open.
The Meehl House is known as a warm, friendly home, filled with laughter and conversation, where guests and residents alike feel they are family. Residents are expected to participate in daily activities of the home and help with the chores and errands, volunteer in the community and participate fully in all of the programs, therapy, skills training, homework and readings. Click here for PDF Handout.
Rose Hill Center,
Holly, Michigan www.rosehillcenter.com
Rose Hill Center is a private, non-profit, psychiatric rehabilitation facility for those diagnosed with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, clinical depression, bi-polar disorder or other major mental illness. Located in Holly, Michigan, Rose Hill’s program has been carefully developed to assist adults with mental illness in achieving their highest level of independence and functioning.
Atlanta, Georgia www.skylandtrail.org
Skyland Trail provides client-centered services for individuals with mental illness, grounded in personal commitment to recovery and engagement in the process. The client’s customized recovery plan includes a full continuum of treatment, primary medical care, psychiatric services, counseling and adjunctive therapies. Our comprehensive approach integrates mental, physical and spiritual dimensions of health.
Mill Spring, North Carolina www.cooperriis.org
CooperRiis is a specialized, residential, therapeutic “healing farm community” for people with mental illness or emotional distress. It is a nurturing, caring environment for learning, living and working; all designed to move residents towards wellness. CooperRiis is a specialized, residential, therapeutic “healing farm community” for people with mental illness or emotional distress.
FRIENDS AND FAMILY BIPOLAR SURVIVAL GUIDE
Meehl Foundation Press
Residential care is not always an option. The Friends and Family Bipolar Survival Guide was written to provide you with the information, knowledge and resources necessary to take control of your life and begin living successfully with a bipolar loved ones illness. Carefully written to provide clear answers and directions for taking back control of your life, the book has been recognized by doctors and therapists as an essential guide for any family attempting to live with mental illness. $16.00.
Williamsburg Virginia NASW
March 23, 2013
Palm Springs, CA