ABOUT LIFE HELP REGION VI MENTAL HEALTH CENTER
A nonprofit with over 40 years of experience, Life Help Region VI Mental Health Center offers a wide range of services for those struggling with a mental health, behavioral, or substance abuse disorders including residential and intensive outpatient (IOP) treatment. The main office and several gender-specific residential units are located throughout Greenwood, Miss. with additional centers in surrounding counties.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Clients start with an intake assessment that includes a psychosocial evaluation and development of an individualized treatment plan. By way of mental health, IOP services may help aid depression, anxiety, anger, and trauma, while those experiencing schizophrenia or bipolar disorder are more likely to be placed on a more intensive, residential track. Clients withare also recommended residential treatment and may be recommended .
Clients utilizing residential services move from six-month-stay halfway homes to group homes and then transitional living. These programs help residents develop individual living skills through group and one-on-one counseling. Individuals over the age of 50 may seek specialized care through day treatment or community-based nursing home psychiatric care, both of which involve therapeutic activities, games, and the possibility for pet, garden, and music therapies.
The facility provides additional day treatments, home-based case management, group homes, and vocational services for those who are mentally disabled.
Children and adolescents may receive treatment at home, in their school, or through services at the main office. Family therapy is essential for treating children in addition to individual and group therapy. Staff may assist with medication management and crisis intervention services. For teens who have been labeled by the court system, there is an adolescent offender program (AOP).
Life Help employs a team of master’s level clinicians, therapists, social workers, psychologists, and case managers.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
Bed space is dependent upon which program or type of treatment a client is utilizing. While details about amenities are limited, the sole individual polled to date gave four- and five-star ratings for accommodations, cleanliness, and meals, respectively.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
At the time of this writing, a single alum has provided feedback to Best-rehabs.com for Life Help. Tinna’s mostly positive review gave five out of five stars for the level of staff support, as well as the the staff’s level of respect, availability, and flexibility with switching counselors. The same reviewer also approved of the visitor policy, leisure and extracurricular activities, and connectivity. They wrote: “You can be YOU and the faculty is real with you!”
Elsewhere online, there is a single review on Google for this facility to date. Wayne gave a perfect, five-star rating and wrote: “Great people and services.”
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
Just one loved one of a former client has responded to Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing. The anonymous reviewer gave just two- and three-star ratings, based off five stars, across all 15 surveyed categories and said the program “Needs improvement.” Weakness were “staff and conditions” but the reviewer did offer that one positive was that it was “close to home.”
Life Help offers sliding scale fees based on each client’s financial situation. No one is turned away for an inability to pay. Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance are accepted otherwise. Additionally, there is a nonrefundable admission fee for those utilizing the substance abuse program.