Rehabilitative Day Program Services
About the Rehabilitative Day Program:
The Rehabilitative Day Program (RDP) is a program that provides long-term recovery services targeting Mentally Ill Adults’ daily functioning, facilitating recovery, achieving personal life goals, regaining self-worth, optimizing illness management, and assisting consumers to become productive participants in family and community life. RDP constitutes active structure with rehabilitation interventions that specifically address the individual’s life goals, builds on personal strengths and assets, improves functioning, increases skills, promotes a positive quality of life, and develops support networks.
South Central Alabama Mental Health has an RDP in each county that it services: Butler, Crenshaw, Coffee, and Covington Counties. Each program meets five days per week between the hours of 9:00 am and 2:00 pm.
Who qualifies to attend RDP:
• Presence of a psychiatric diagnosis
• Mild to moderate persistent symptoms or impairments in one or more
areas of living
• Individuals that require daily structure and services of a recovery oriented
program to improve or maintain functioning
• Poor Socialization Skills
• Poor Interpersonal skills
• Inadequate problem solving skills
Who does not qualify to attend RDP:
• Principle diagnosis of substance abuse
• Medical problems requiring hospitalization or 24 hour nursing care
• Principle diagnosis of brain damage or mental retardation
• Inpatient care is warranted
If you would like to learn more about RDP, please contact the Coordinator in your area.
For Butler and Crenshaw Counties, contact Theresa Stinson via e-mail or at (334) 335-5201, (334) 382-2018.
For Coffee County, contact Novella Robinson via e-mail or at (334) 347-5905.
For Covington County, contact Cheryl Hancock via e-mail or at (334) 428-5054.
To make a referral, please contact your therapist. Space is limited and consumers may be placed on a waiting list if they are deemed appropriate for admission.