Outpatient Mental Health Clinic
Our services at the OMHC level are designed to promote mental health and improve functioning in children, youth, adults and families. In addition, our services are tools used to effectively decrease the stigma and prevalence associated with mental illness, emotional disturbance and social dysfunction. The responsibility for diagnostic and treatment services is vested in a multi-disciplinary team comprised of psychiatrists, licensed social workers, licensed professional counselors, and nurse practitioners. Our services at H.O.P.E Behavioral Health include but not limited to:
Family, Group and Individual Therapy
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program
Medication Management Services
Crisis or Emergency Interventions
HBH makes every effort to respond flexibly to consumers and is easily accessible to our consumers. HBH, when appropriate, works in collaboration with schools, child welfare/foster system, and other child/family caring agencies. The services at HBH are provided to the general public without bias towards race, sex, ethnicity, religion, or sexual preference. HBH also prides itself in providing services that are culturally competent. Click on each service to read more about it.
All patients who are new to the Outpatient Center receive a diagnostic evaluation by a Board Certified Psychiatrist, a Psychologist, or a Clinical Social Worker or Counselor, all of whom are licensed and trained to complete such evaluations. The face-to-face screening assesses the individual’s strengths, available resources and treatment needs.
>Individual and Family Therapy
Individual and Family Therapy
These services are provided by licensed professionals such as Clinical Therapists and Social Workers. Therapy generally occurs weekly until sufficient progress has occurred to decrease the frequency of sessions. Depression, anxiety, anger, stress management, coping and problem-solving skills, social skills, improved self-esteem and self-control, improved familial relationships, and behavior management are among some of the common treatment goals worked on within the therapy sessions.
>Individual Treatment Plan (ITP)
Individual Treatment Plan (ITP)
A treatment plan is developed in collaboration with the individual and parent/and or guardian.
ITP includes the individual’s diagnosis, presenting problems, needs, strengths, treatment expectations and responsibilities. Long term and short term goals in measurable terms and target dates for each goal. Criteria for successful completion of treatment and reasons for continuing treatment. A crisis response plan and baseline/progress on objectives
Medication services are provided as needed. These services include providing prescriptions, monitoring and patient education.
We welcome your questions and referrals regarding our services at H.O.P.E Behavioral Health (HBH). If you would like more information about referring yourself, your child, family or friend to be seen at HBH or would like to speak to someone by phone, please contact our Main Office at: 240-280-3245. Referral staff members are available from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Eastern Standard Time (EST), Monday through Friday, and will gladly answer your questions. If you reach voice mail, please leave a message and a staff member will promptly return your call.