Intensive Community Outreach and Recovery Team


I-CORT


Address:
4715 Methodist Home Rd
Cottage 1
Jackson, MS 39213

Phone:
601-586-3870

Hours:
Mon-Fri: 8am-4:30pm

Hinds Behavioral Health Services Intensive Community Outreach and Recovery Team (I-CORT) is a recovery and resiliency-oriented, intensive, community-based rehabilitation, and outreach service for adults living with a persistent mental illness in rural areas. I-CORT is a mobile medical team, providing convenient and consistent care to individuals in a community-based or home setting two times per week. A Registered Nurse, Mental Health Therapist, Certified Peer Support Specialist, and other staff deliver mental health services face-to-face or by phone or video conferencing.

Eligibility

  • Adults living in rural locations within Hinds County, MS
  • Severe and persistent mental illness (schizophrenia, other psychotic disorders & bipolar disorder)
  • Multiple psychiatric hospitalizations or emergency psychiatric services in the same year
  • Significant functional impairments, such as difficulty with practical daily living tasks, vocational impairment, and housing instability
  • Qualifying populations: difficulty using “traditional office-based” outpatient services due to debilitating and ongoing symptoms, resident of an inpatient or supervised living community, co-existing substance abuse disorder, high risk of criminality or recent criminal justice history, and/or significant difficulty meeting basic survival/self-care needs.
  • Non-qualifying populations: primary substance abuse disorder, brain injury, intellectual disability, or other Axis II disorders.

We Offer

  • Individual mental health therapy & supportive counseling
  • Recovery/resiliency support & symptom management
  • Medication administration/monitoring
  • General healthcare treatment
  • Social/hygiene skills training
  • Budgeting skills & leisure time activities
  • 24-hour on-call crisis response

I-CORT Referral Process

  • COMPLETE I-CORT REFERRAL FORM
  • HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS: provide the individual’s last history and physical (or psychiatric evaluation), psychosocial assessment, and three (3) most recent progress notes.
  • INPATIENT CARE PROVIDERS: allow time before discharge for a required face-to-face pre-screening.

I-CORT

Address:
4715 Methodist Home Road
Jackson, MS 39213

 

 

Phone:
601-586-3870

Hours:
Mon-Fri: 8am-4:30pm

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