The Guidance Center offers a variety of services to adults aged 18 and over. Our highly trained, caring team of therapists and case managers are available to help with your behavioral health needs. As an enrolled member, you have the opportunity to work with your team to develop a tailored plan to set and achieve your behavioral health goals.
Child and Family Services (CFS) provides a wide range of services for members from birth to 21 years of age. We pride ourselves on offering evidence-based services to help our youth overcome challenging situations. Our team is comprised of care managers and therapists who are equipped to meet varying needs.
Treatment of substance use disorders occurs in either a residential or an outpatient setting, or both. Evidence-based programming is used to assist in the recovery process. Residential treatment is for ages 18 and over. Outpatient programs utilize the Matrix Model. Groups are available in evening hours.
Our team of psychiatric providers offers services to help meet a member's psychiatric needs. This involves regular appointments, medication management, and supporting other treatment plan goals. Providers work closely with other treatment team members, such as therapists and case managers, to ensure medication adherence, monitoring side effects, and communicating about other concerns a member might have.
Sometimes you just really need to talk to someone. Sometimes you need reassurance that you are worthy and deserve to live. Sometimes you are fearful you might harm yourself or commit suicide. Our crisis department is here for you. Please call or come in if you or someone you know is in need of support.
Our Psychiatric Acute Care (PAC) Unit is a 16-bed emergency psychiatric hospital. This unit offers support for adults who are in need of evaluation, medication stabilization, and/or emergency psychiatric care, including involuntary hospitalization (Title 36).
HealthCare Connect is a collaborative effort by North Country HealthCare and The Guidance Center whose purpose is to close the gap between mental health and primary health care. We provide easy, on-site access to primary health care to those who are receiving mental health and/or substance abuse treatment services at The Guidance Center.