River Region Human Services Opens Counseling Center in Baker County

River Region Human Services has opened a Baker County location to provide mental health and substance abuse treatment.

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The facility is staffed by a Psychiatrist, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, Certified Addiction Professionals, and an ARNP.

Macclenny, FL (PRWEB) May 15, 2013

River Region Human Services is now providing mental health and substance abuse counseling and treatment in Baker County. The new office is located at 56 North 2nd Street in Macclenny, FL and is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The facility is staffed by a Psychiatrist, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, Certified Addiction Professionals, and an ARNP who will provide psychiatric services along with the physician. Dr. Raymond Pomm is the Medical Director and Psychiatrist. River Region also plans to open a Drop-In Center for mental health clients at 211 E Macclenny Avenue. 
 
River Region was chosen by Lutheran Services of Florida to provide the services through a contract with the agency. Services offered include: substance abuse and mental health services for adults and adolescents; group counseling; case management; in-school counseling; and home-based counseling. To contact the Baker County Office, call (904) 259-0264.

About River Region

Since 1972, River Region Human Services has provided mental health and substance abuse services beginning pre-conception and continuing throughout childhood, adolescence, and adulthood, including specialized services for the elderly. For mothers of newborns in need, River Region provides safe housing where they receive counseling and services to help them successfully transition back into the community. The non-profit agency also provides extensive prevention services for youth, including trained counselors within the Duval County School system, camps, and peer support services. Counseling services for at-risk adolescents are provided at community schools as well as River Region locations. HIV/AIDS prevention, testing, counseling and referral services are provided throughout the community. Substance Abuse, Mental Health and Co-Ocurring Services include outpatient, residential, day/night, medication, case management and continuing care services. Other services include supportive and transitional housing, an employee assistance program, corrections and court service programs, parenting and anger management classes and DUI offender programs.

For more information, call (904) 899-6300 or visit http://www.rrhs.org.


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