Jail-based behavioral health services are an essential aspect of the criminal justice system, providing care to incarcerated individuals with the goal of improving their overall well-being and helping them successfully reintegrate into the community upon release. By addressing the behavioral health needs of individuals who are incarcerated, we can reduce recidivism and improve public safety. Adapt Integrated Care's jail-based behavioral health program takes a strengths-based approach to care, recognizing that every individual has unique skills, abilities, and experiences that can be harnessed to help them succeed.
Access to care is a significant challenge for many incarcerated individuals. Incarcerated individuals often have limited access to behavioral health services, and jail-based programs provide them with the care they need to improve their well-being. Adapt Integrated Care's program is designed to address the behavioral health needs of individuals at all phases of their incarceration, from the detox and quarantine phase to aftercare support. Our program provides access to care that is tailored to the individual's needs and ensures that individuals receive the services they need to improve their health and wellbeing.
The strengths-based approach has been shown to improve outcomes for individuals, including reduced recidivism and improved overall health. This approach meets individuals at the lowest point in their lives and uses evidence-based approaches linked to relevant personal and cultural values to make treatment more effective. The strengths-based approach empowers individuals to overcome obstacles and achieve their goals, leading to improved mental health, including reduced symptoms of mental illness and improved functioning.
The process of receiving care through Adapt Integrated Care's jail-based behavioral health program begins with a referral, a positive drug test, or after an inmate requests professional help. When an appointment for jail-based behavioral health services is made, the following steps typically occur:
Assessment: An initial assessment is conducted to determine the individual's behavioral health needs and to develop a personalized treatment plan that outlines the services and interventions to be provided. The assessment is conducted by a team of behavioral health professionals who are trained to identify the individual's strengths and develop a plan that builds upon them.
Service delivery: Services, such as individual or group therapy, are provided to the individual in a secure setting within the jail or prison by a team of behavioral health professionals who work to establish a positive, supportive relationship and build trust with the individual. The services are designed to help the individual develop new coping skills and strategies, improve their mental and emotional well-being, and increase their resilience.
Monitoring and evaluation: The individual's progress is monitored and evaluated regularly to ensure that the treatment plan is effective and to make any necessary adjustments. The monitoring and evaluation process provides valuable feedback to the individual and helps ensure that the care they receive is appropriate and effective.
Discharge planning: As the individual approaches release, a discharge plan is developed to ensure a smooth transition to the community and continued access to behavioral health services. The discharge plan focuses on community integration and support in accessing resources and services, connecting with community organizations, and building meaningful relationships. The discharge plan is designed to help the individual reintegrate into society, maintain their mental and emotional well-being, and reduce their risk of recidivism.
In conclusion, jail-based behavioral health services, using a strengths-based approach, lead to improved mental health, including reduced symptoms of mental illness and improved functioning. By empowering individuals to take control of their own lives and recognizing and building on their strengths, this approach ultimately increases their safety while making the community safer. Adapt Integrated Care's jail-based behavioral health program is a valuable resource for individuals who are incarcerated and for the criminal justice system as a whole, providing access to care that is tailored to the individual's needs and addressing the behavioral health needs of individuals at all
Jail-based behavioral health services are critical for improving the well-being of incarcerated individuals and reducing the risk of recidivism. Adapt Integrated Care's program takes a strengths-based approach to care, empowering individuals to overcome obstacles and achieve their goals, leading to improved mental health.
If you or a loved one is in a mental health crisis and has been incarcerated on the southern Oregon Coast, we strongly encourage you to reach out for help. Contact the nearest location to you for more information and to access our jail-based behavioral health services. In Douglas County, you can call (541) 440-3532 or the 24-hour Crisis Line at (800) 866-9780. In Curry County, you can call (877) 408-8941 or the 24-hour Crisis Line at (877) 519-9322. Don't wait, reach out today and let Adapt Integrated Care help on your loved one's journey towards a healthier and more fulfilling life.