Mental Illness Treatment

Mental Illness Treatment Options

Everyone experiences emotional difficulties at one time or another. It’s not unusual for a person to become depressed or anxious on occasion. But if such feelings persist, and interfere with your daily living, it may be time to seek professional help. The caring mental health professionals at Firelands Counseling & Recovery Services can help people deal with their emotional problems and maintain control of their lives. We provide a complete range of outpatient mental health services for children, adolescents, adults and older adults.

All counseling services are provided by licensed professionals. Evidence-based practices are used to provide quality care. Cognitive behavioral therapy, trauma-informed care, and Integrated Family and Systems Therapy (I-FAST, a home-based therapy program for youth), are among the best practices used at Firelands.

Our services treat the following mental illnesses:

  • Anxiety disorders
    A mental health disorder characterized by feelings of worry, anxiety, or fear that are strong enough to interfere with one's daily activities.
  • Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children/adolescents
    A chronic condition including attention difficulty, hyperactivity, and impulsiveness.
  • Bipolar disorders
    A disorder associated with episodes of mood swings ranging from depressive lows to manic highs.
  • Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
    A mental disorder characterized by unstable moods, behavior, and relationships.
  • Depression
    A mental health disorder characterized by persistently depressed mood or loss of interest in activities, causing significant impairment in daily life.
  • Postpartum depression
    Depression that occurs after childbirth.
  • Disruptive behavioral disorders in children/adolescents
    Persistent symptoms of negativistic, defiant, disobedient, and hostile behaviors.
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
    Excessive thoughts (obsessions) that lead to repetitive behaviors (compulsions).
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
    A disorder characterized by failure to recover after experiencing or witnessing a terrifying event.
  • Schizophrenia
    A disorder that affects a person's ability to think, feel, and behave clearly.

Recovering from Depression & Other Mental Illnesses

All counseling services are provided by licensed professionals. Inpatient services are also available for adults.

We offer:

  • Diagnostic Assessment Services
  • Individual, Group, Family and Marital Counseling
  • Partial Hospitalization Services (Day Treatment)
  • Case Management for People with a Severe Mental Illness
  • Medication Therapy
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • 24-Hour Hotline Services
  • 24-Hour Crisis Services
  • Services for Spanish-speaking and Other Populations
  • Services for the Hearing Impaired*
  • Mental Health Education – presentations and workshops available to the community on a variety of mental health issues
  • Critical Incident Debriefing Services to assist community agencies, organizations and other service providers in coping with a traumatic event
  • Consultation Services to area organizations
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Services
  • Firelands Plus Program providing primary healthcare in Erie, Huron, Sandusky, Seneca and Lorain Counties to eligible persons

*Firelands offers interpreter services through Stratus Video. Stratus provides instant, on-demand access to face-to-face interpreter services. The services are provided through video remote using a tablet. Instant access to these services removes barriers caused by the need to coordinate schedules with in-person interpreters. Thus, we have maximum flexibility to schedule services at times that are convenient to our clients.

Counseling Hotline

Firelands Counseling & Recovery Services understands that persons struggling with mental health problems need access to supportive services outside of business hours. Our counseling hotline is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide that support. When you call, the caring professionals will help you cope with your problems and can provide you with information about self-help and treatment services in your community. Hotline staff may also contact a crisis counselor to provide additional intervention when a psychiatric hospitalization at our inpatient unit may be needed at our inpatient unit or elsewhere.

Call our Hotline at 1-800-826-1306. Help is there when you need it most.

24/7 Crisis Hotline

Help is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

Call 800-826-1306