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Cedar House Youth Transitional Housing Facility


Cedar House provides housing and services for eight previously homeless mentally ill young adults, ages 18-24. The program is designed to meet the needs of young adults who have become homeless for a variety of reasons and lack the skills necessary to transition to adulthood independently. It provides a safe and supportive environment to learn living skills that facilitate mental health stability, a clean and sober lifestyle, and self-sufficiency in educational and work related goals.

Services provided at Cedar House include:

  • Case management and advocacy
  • Crisis intervention services
  • Psychiatric evaluation
  • Medication assessment and management
  • Education on mental health, drugs and alcohol, including the conflicting effects of prescribed medications and illicit use of drugs/alcohol
  • Therapeutic levels of behavioral health care , including mental health and chemical dependency screening and treatment
  • Prevocational and vocational services
  • Activities of daily living training
  • Family support services
  • Social skills and other recovery support groups designed specifically for young adults
  • Recreation activities

 

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