(MHSS) provides training and skill-building for adults with mental illness, emotional disturbance and individuals who struggle with independence and activities of daily living.

Our counselors provide individuals with a centered approach including:

• Individual and/or group counseling
• Behavior management
• Crisis intervention family counseling
• Psychoeducational intervention

This service is designed to help achieve and maintain community stability and independence by enhancing independent living skills.

Who is eligible?

Adolescents and adults who have the following as a primary Axis 1 DSM diagnosis: Individuals 18 years of age or older Mental Health


  • Psychotic Disorder
  • Schizophrenia 
  • PTSD
  • Bipolar I/II
  • Major Depressive Disorder

Additionally, the individual shall:

  • Require individualized training in acquiring basic living skills.
  • Prior history of a psychiatric hospitalization, residential crisis stabilization, Intensive community treatment, PACT services, TDO or TDO evaluation.
  • Prescription for anti-psychotic, mood stabilizing, or anti-depressant

Mental Health Skill Building (MHSS)

COVID-19 update: We are accepting patient admissions and scheduling virtual outpatient appointments.

James Bentley Treatment Program