Person-Centered Programs and Services

Appalachian Community Services provides many services to meet the needs of consumers and families.  These include:

Therapeutic Foster Care – Appalachian Community Services licenses therapeutic foster homes to work with our clinical teams in providing care for children in need of a therapeutic living environment.

Emergency Services – Mobile Crisis Management can be provided in the community, consumer homes, local hospitals and other locations to help individuals and families in crisis.

Crisis Stabilization – A 12-bed crisis program is available for adults with substance abuse or psychiatric symptoms who need crisis stabilization or detox. This is offered in a facility staffed with nurses and support staff 24 hours per day.

Walk-in Services – Individuals can either call an outpatient center to seek services or walk into one of our 7 locations between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday – Friday (3 p.m. cut-off to ensure adequate time for assessment).

Group Treatment – Appalachian Community Services provides treatment groups designed to assist individuals with emotional, mental health, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and substance abuse challenges.

Individual Therapy – Individual therapy is available for adults and children who need help getting started in group treatment and for consumers who cannot benefit from group treatment.

Family Therapy – Family counseling is available to help couples, parents and children with interpersonal relationships, behavior management and other positive living strategies.

Medication Management – Psychiatrists, nurse practitioners and physician’s assistants are available to provide assessment and medication management services when needed.

Case Management – Case managers are available to help eligible individuals develop a plan for better living and provide support and linkage to community resources. These services are also available to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Enhanced Services – Some consumers are referred to more intensive, specialized services which use a team of providers and often include services in the home and other community settings.

Outside Referral – Clinicians and case managers can help consumers access other local providers and resources to help meet their needs.

Substance Abuse Intensive Outpatient Program - Participants in this comprehensive program attend group classes for 2 1/2 hours, 3 days a week. In addition, the program provides weekly drug testing and case coordination with other community resources as needed.

DWI Assessments - Appalachian Community Services now provides DWI assessments and interventions.