Residential & Bridging Services

  • Provide DMH program liaisons and peer advocates to assist in the coordination of psychiatric services and supports for individuals being discharged from County Hospital Psychiatric Emergency Services, UCCs, Institutions for Mental Disease (IMD), and crisis residential, supportive residential, substance abuse, and other specialized programs;
  • Promotes the expectation that individuals must be successfully reintegrated in their communities upon discharge and that all care providers must participate in the individual’s transition to the community.
  • Mental Health Peer Advocates facilitate self-help and substance abuse groups in IMD and IMD Step-Down Programs. In addition, Advocates provide education and information about recovery and wellness to clients, families, and providers.

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