Seven Counties Services has a strong reputation for providing high-quality, evidence-based care to individuals with mental health conditions, substance use disorders, and developmental disabilities. However, to improve our community we must work alongside our community. Collaboration and working together are key to promoting community mental health. Here are some ways different groups can work together alongside Seven Counties Services to support mental health in our community.
Health Care Providers
Healthcare providers can partner with Seven Counties Services to coordinate care for individuals with mental health needs. This can include primary care physicians, OB/GYNs, mental health professionals, and social workers, among others. By working together, we can provide more comprehensive care and improve outcomes for individuals with mental health conditions, substance use disorders, and intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Community organizations, such as schools, faith-based groups, and non-profit organizations, can play a role in promoting mental health by providing education, resources, and support to individuals and families. By working together, we can help to create a more supportive and inclusive community for individuals with mental health needs.
Law Enforcement and First Responders
Law enforcement and first responders often interact with individuals with mental health needs in crisis situations. By working together with Seven Counties Services, we can develop more effective strategies for responding to these situations and connecting individuals with the care they need.
Government agencies can play a key role in promoting community mental health by developing policies and programs that support access to care and reduce stigma. By working together with our state and local government, we can develop more effective strategies for promoting mental health and supporting individuals with mental health needs.
Individuals With Lived Experience
Individuals with lived experience of mental illness can play a critical role in promoting mental health in our community. By sharing your experiences and providing support to others, you can help to reduce stigma and promote understanding of mental health issues.
Overall, promoting community mental health requires a coordinated, multi-disciplinary approach that involves a range of individuals and organizations working together to provide education, support, and access to care. By working together, we can create more inclusive and supportive communities for individuals with mental health, substance use, and developmental needs.
The form below is available for individuals and organizations looking to partner with Seven Counties Services in order to build a stronger and healthier community. Partnering with us looks different for everyone. Whether you are in need of resources, want to invite us to your event, or help formulate a new pathway for services to be provided, this form is the first step in helping us make a difference!