Intensive programs that provide daily, specialized support to adults with a severe and persistent mental illness, while maintaining ties to their family and community. Services incorporate case management, vocational, residential, psychiatric, substance abuse, and counseling services, all of which may be used to build and maintain recovery over the long term, or for shorter-term stabilization. These services are available via referral from any department in Aurora Mental Health Center.
- Community Living Program (CLP) provides a high frequency and wide variety of services designed to build recovery in mental health, and to foster community integration. These services may include individual and group therapy, vocational support, outreach, medication monitoring, case management, and residential treatment.
- Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Team works with clients requiring a high-level of community-based care, including benefits support, individual therapy, medication management, housing placement, vocational counseling, and representative payee ship. ACT serves those clients most at-risk for frequent and long-term hospitalization, in order to remain successful in the community.
- Aurora Center for Life Skills (ACLS) offers a range of treatment services (including individual and group therapy) and resources to adults with a developmental disability and a mental illness. Treatment is specialized and adapted to meet the needs of individuals with a developmental disability, and to assist them with managing mental health symptoms. Consultation, assessment, and education services around mental health treatment are also available.
- Vocational Services include employment, education, and formal training opportunities. The program supports internal employment opportunities as well as community-based and/or private sector job placements. These services are supported by collaborations with the Colorado Department of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR), A/D Works! and the Educational Opportunity Center (EOC).