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Mental Illnesss Adult In-Home Intervention Services

East Central Mental Health-Mental Retardation, Inc. provides Adult In-Home Intervention services mainly in the home and/or community by a two (2) person multi-disciplinary team in which members function to provide treatment.Clinical interventions are designed to help maintain support, stability and independent functioning, thus allowing the client to remain in the least restrictive environment, and to engage the client into regular programs.  Services are provided to defuse an immediate crisis situation, stabilize the family unit and/or prevent out of home placement.  Services are highly individualized and time limited based upon individual need.


Adult In-Home Intervention services are provided to clients in Macon County, but the team may respond to crisis throughout the catchment area of Pike, Macon, and Bullock Counties, as needed.


Adult In-Home Intervention focuses on immediate crisis response, problem solution, and symptom reduction, or stabilization to prevent movement to a more restrictive level of care.  The team will be flexible, mobile, and readily deployable.  The focus of treatment is totally dependent on individual need.  Services may include, but are not limited to:


Crisis Intervention, Stabilization, and/or Resolution (24- hour availability)

  • Individual Counseling
  • Family Counseling
  • Case Management
  • Family Support and Education
  • Basic Living Skills
  • Medication Monitoring
  • Mental Health Consultation
  • Referral for Physician Assessment and Treatment


Services are provided from 8:00a.m. until 5:00p.m., Monday through Friday with capability to respond via contact with regular on-call staff evenings, weekends, and holidays, if needed.