Peer support is characterized by the provision of non-clinical peer support, which can include activities that engage, educate and support the individual as they make the necessary changes to recover from mental illness and/or substance use disorder.
Ohio Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant (CDCA) certification
Perform treatment planning, assessment, crisis intervention, individual and group counseling, case management, and education services as they relate to abuse of or dependency on alcohol and other drugs; Refer individuals with non-chemical dependency conditions to appropriate sources of help.
Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Training
Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training and programs help direct persons with mental illness into treatment instead of inappropriate incarceration.
Mental Health First Aid
Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack, Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health or substance use-related crisis. In the Mental Health First Aid course, you learn risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in both crisis and non-crisis situations, and where to turn for help.
Washington County Crisis Response Team (WCCRT)
The WCCRT is a collaborative effort of volunteers with a rich diversity of personal experience and professional skills, backgrounds and expertise available to provide supportive services to agencies, businesses and/or individuals in Washington County who have experienced a recent suicide, sudden traumatic loss, or traumatic event.