Harbor House II Intensive Residential Program
Harbor House II offers rehabilitation and recovery to 55 male mentally ill chemical abusers 18 and over who are in need of long-term residential treatment. Harbor House II operates as a modified therapeutic community offering a systematic treatment approach that is guided by an explicit perspective on the drug use disorder, mental illness, the person, recovery and right living. The therapeutic community consists of the social environment, peers, and staff who, as role models of successful personal change serve as guides in the recovery process. Thus, the community is the context in which change occurs and the method for facilitating change.
An integrated team of trained psychiatrists, registered psychiatric nurses, licensed social workers and certified alcohol and substance abuse counselors provide individualized treatment tailored to different diagnoses and varying levels of functioning with the goal of enhancing patient quality of life. Residents of Harbor House II develop the life skills needed for discharge back into the community.
Adults 18 years or older; substance use disorder and an Axis 1 diagnosis of severe mental illness with stability on psychotropic medication.
- Comprehensive assessment and treatment planning
- Evidence-based individual and group counseling
- Medication assisted-treatment (MAT)
- Life skills, educational and vocational counseling
- Health education and support, and aftercare.
- Mental health services include initial and ongoing psychiatric assessment, symptom and medication monitoring and enrollment in a co-located OMH-licensed day treatment program
Argus Community ensures our Harbor House Intensive Residential program clients have continuous access to high quality supportive services that are integrated into comprehensive, person-centered and recovery-focused provision of care.