Behavioral Health for Adults
The Nord Center provides the area’s most comprehensive, industry-leading behavioral health programs. No other organization in the area offers the diverse range of services addressing the holistic behavioral health needs of adults.
Adult Mental Health Services
We offer individualized care in a warm, supportive atmosphere. Our team of mental health experts is committed to helping both our patients and their families heal and gain back control over their lives.
Serious Mental Illness (SMI) Programs
The Nord Center has years of experience and a talented and caring staff focused on providing treatment and aiding the recovery of people experiencing SMI. We use evidence-based practices and our philosophy, proven out by the experience of countless people we have served, is that recovery from mental illness is possible.
Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Services
From initial assessment through discharge to aftercare, The Nord Center’s SUD services focus every effort on providing clients the greatest opportunity, widest assortment of tools and support for long-term recovery.
Programs & Services
INDIVIDUAL ADULT COUNSELING
After an assessment, clients meet with a trained professional who will team up with them to support them in to accomplishing their mental health, wellness, education, and career goals.
ASSERTIVE COMMUNITY TREATMENT
ACT is a team-based treatment model that provides multidisciplinary, flexible treatment and support to people with mental illness 24/7. The driving principle of ACT is that people receive better care when their mental health care providers work together.
DUAL DIAGNOSIS TREATMENT
Dual diagnosis services are treatments for people who suffer from co-occurring disorders — mental illness and substance abuse—with the goal of helping people to recover from both. The Nord Center has expertise working with clients with co-occurring disorders. Services vary depending on client needs but may include individual and group treatment.
Day Treatment is a form of outpatient mental health care. Groups meet that help clients learn to cope with stressors and manage their mental health.
FIRST EPISODE PSYCHOSIS PROGRAM
Studies indicate that, like cancer, schizophrenia develops in stages. Providing care at the earliest possible stage produces the best results. By intervening early, The FIRST program helps people experiencing their first psychotic episode to maintain their momentum towards educational and other life goals.
SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER (SUD) SERVICES
From a safe space in our Crisis Stabilization Unit in which people can begin recovery to ongoing individual and group counseling, The Nord Center provides support for those with Substance Use Disorder.
The Nord Center offers a range of residential options from permanent supportive housing to group homes. The focus is on helping each person to achieve the greatest possible level of personal wellbeing and independence.
The Nord Center offers clients Individual placement and support services based on 7 key principles: 1. the goal is competitive employment; 2. services are based on the client’s choices; 3. rapid job search; 4. client preference determines job goals; 5. integration between employment services and mental health treatment; 6. ongoing individual support; and 7. systematic benefits counseling.
THERAPEUTIC BEHAVIORAL SERVICES (TBS)
TBS Specialists working with adults can provide an array of activities intended to improve daily functioning and mental health symptom management. The aim of these services is to promote overall independence as well as stability in the home, school, work, and community. Services may be delivered in any setting that meets the needs of the individual including home, office or the community.