Residential Group Home Services
About the Group Home:
The Crisis Residential Home is a 16 bed co-ed facility located in Andalusia. This facility is designed to be a transitional home (from State Psychiatric Hospitals to independent living) for adults 18 years and older that are diagnosed with a serious mental illness. At this facility, consumers learn to manage their mental illness and live on their own. The normal length of stay for an individual living in our facility is 6 - 12 months. This facility is not intended for long-term placement. Residence is based on voluntary status and individuals must possess the ability and willingness to attend day treatment classes.
• 24-hour access to emergency nursing and psychiatrist services
• 24-hour protective oversight and supervision by trained staff
• Covered smoking areas are available outside
• 3 meals and 2 snacks provided daily
Who qualifies to reside in the Intermediate Care Facility:
• Individuals with impaired contact with reality
• Individuals with social withdrawal
• Moderate to severe disabling depression or anxiety
• Disabling somatic symptoms
• Poor medication compliance
• Poor socialization skills
• Inappropriate attention-seeking behaviors
• Poor interpersonal skills
• Inadequate problem solving skills
Who does not qualify to reside in the Intermediate Care Facility:
• Principle diagnosis of substance abuse
• Medical problems requiring hospitalization or 24-hour nursing care
• Principle diagnosis of brain damage or developmentally disabled
• Inpatient care is warranted
If you would like to learn more about the Crisis Residential Home, you may contact Ruth Racz via e-mail or at (334) 428-5071.
To make a referral, please contact your therapist. Bed availability is limited and consumers are placed on waiting list if they are deemed appropriate for admission.