Services Available by Location

Charlotte & Sandhills Services

Outpatient Therapy (OPT)

ARJ has an outpatient therapy department that offers individual, family and group therapy for persons who experience mental illness, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse. Our outpatient therapists come from various disciplines and offer various forms of treatment approaches. For specific populations such as families with children who are experiencing difficulties, parenting education is offered throughout the treatment process. Additional groups for depression, anxiety, parenting education, social skills, anger management, trauma recovery and symptom management are offered on a continual basis.

Comprehensive Clinical Assessment (CCA)

ARJ’s Comprehensive Clinical Assessment is an evaluation conducted by a licensed clinician to identify what difficulties an individual is experiencing, determine if those difficulties can be attributed to a mental illness, identify the appropriate level of treatment if necessary and provide information on additional resources and/or supports that may be beneficial for the individual. It is distinguished from our Diagnostic Assessment as it performs by a Licensed Clinician without the additional input of an M.D., Ph.D. Clinical Psychologist, or a Physician’s Assistant or a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner.

Charlotte Services (cont.)

Substance Abuse Intensive Outpatient Program (SAIOP)

ARJ’s Child/Adolescent and Adult Substance Abuse Intensive Outpatient Treatment Program offers an opportunity for consumers to achieve their goal of short-term abstinence from drugs and alcohol. The SAIOP is structured to provide a safe and hospitable environment where consumers can address their substance abuse treatment needs based on their individualized Person Centered Plan. The SAIOP treatment components include substance abuse treatment by a licensed therapist (CCS,CCAS/LCAS), a Person Centered Plan that will be created with the help of a Qualified Professional, Individual Counseling, Group Counseling, Psycho-Educational Groups, Family Counseling, Couples Counseling and Crisis Prevention and Intervention. In addition, treatment includes urinalysis screenings, aftercare, discharge planning, and a multidisciplinary team approach. Both the Child/Adolescent and Adult SAIOP are five times (5x) per week for three (3) hours per day and are staffed by an experienced Clinical Addiction Specialist (LCAS) and Qualified Professionals who have knowledge of the addiction cycle. The duration of treatment is 12 weeks (36 sessions) and aftercare is six weeks for an hour and a half (1 ½ hrs) once per week.

Diagnostic Assessment (DA)

ARJ’s Diagnostic Assessment is an evaluation conducted by a team of licensed clinicians to identify what difficulties an individual is experiencing, determine if those difficulties can be attributed to a mental illness, identify the appropriate level of treatment if necessary and provide information on additional resources and/or supports that may be beneficial for the individual.

Tutoring/Mentoring Program

ARJ’s Tutoring/Mentoring Program provides educational and life skills assistance to children and adolescents with the intent of improving their problem solving, decision-making, and goal developments.

Individual/Family/Group Therapy

ARJ’s therapy for families, groups, and individuals.

Psychological Evaluations

ARJ conducts psychological evaluations as part of its service continuum. Psychological evaluations are conducted with individuals who are 6 years of age to adulthood. A psychological evaluation can be used to measure certain constructs and identify clinically relevant information that could be helpful in determining proper level of care for an individual who needs mental health services. ARJ conducts psychological evaluations that span from psych educational (i.e. IQ testing, achievement testing) to more focused testing which covers personality issues, depression, anxiety, behavioral problems and other clinically related matters.

Medication Management

ARJ has a medical director along with a team of nurse practitioners who conduct psychiatric evaluations to identify the need for medication to manage the symptoms caused by an individual’s mental illness. ARJ believes in providing best practices for services rendered. Having our consumers evaluated by our medical team is an important piece to the best practice service delivery.

Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR)

ARJ’s Psychosocial Rehabilitation service is designed to help adults with psychiatric disabilities increase their functioning so that they can be successful and satisfied in the environments of their choice with the least amount of ongoing professional intervention. PSR focuses on skill and resource development related to life in the community and to increasing the participant’s ability to live as independently as possible, to manage their illness and their lives with as little professional intervention as possible, and to participate in community opportunities related to functional, social, educational and vocational goals. The service is based on the principles of recovery, including equipping consumers with skills, emphasizing self-determination, using natural and community supports, providing individualized intervention, emphasizing employment, emphasizing the “here and now”, providing early intervention, providing a caring environment, practicing dignity and respect, promoting consumer choice and involvement in the process, emphasizing functioning and support in real world environments, and allowing time for interventions to have an effect over the long term.

Jasper's House Day Treatment

What is it? Jasper’s House Day Treatment is a licensed structured day program operated by ARJ, for children and/or adolescents and their families, which build on strengths, as well as addressing the family’s needs. Who is it designed for? Jasper’s House is designed to serve children/adolescents who, as a result of their mental health and/or substance abuse treatment needs, are unable to benefit from participation in academic or vocational services at a developmentally appropriate level in a traditional school or work setting. [Read more]

DWI Assessment Service

Had your license revoked due to a DWI?

Let ARJ help you obtain it back.

All individuals convicted of DWI must complete a substance abuse assessment and participate in a treatment program that is recommended in that assessment. ARJ offers an array of treatment program options conducted in person by our staff of highly trained professionals. ARJ commits itself to helping and executing timely and appropriate assessments and treatment of all individuals served.

For our DWI services please see our prices listed below:

  • DWI Assessment: $100
  • Short Term Outpatient Treatment: $350
  • Long Term Outpatient Treatment: $465
  • Day Treatment/IOP: $950

Call us today for more information and/or to schedule your appointment: (980) 819-5692

Email questions about our program to info@arjcares.com

225 W Morehead St. – Charlotte, NC 28202

New Orleans Services

Psychological Evaluations

ARJ conducts psychological evaluations as part of its service continuum. Psychological evaluations are conducted with individuals who are 6 years of age to adulthood. A psychological evaluation can be used to measure certain constructs and identify clinically relevant information that could be helpful in determining proper level of care for an individual who needs mental health services. ARJ conducts psychological evaluations that span from psych educational (i.e. IQ testing, achievement testing) to more focused testing which covers personality issues, depression, anxiety, behavioral problems and other clinically related matters.

Community Psychiatric and Support Treatment (CPST)

Community Psychiatric and Support Treatment is a service in which the team provides direct intervention and also arranges, coordinates, and monitors services on behalf of the recipient. This service is provided in any location. CPST services are provided in a range of community settings such as recipient’s home, homeless shelters, libraries, etc. CPST services also include telephone time with the individual recipient and collateral contact with persons who assist the recipient in meeting his/her rehabilitation goals. The team consists of three individuals that are lead by a Qualified Professional. The team concept includes weekly team meetings with and without the consumer participating. The goal is to have the team members working to achieve the same outcomes, discussing possible obstacles to treatment and how to avoid and/or get around them.

Comprehensive Clinical Assessments (CCA)

ARJ’s Comprehensive Clinical Assessment is an evaluation conducted by a licensed clinician to identify what difficulties an individual is experiencing, determine if those difficulties can be attributed to a mental illness, identify the appropriate level of treatment if necessary and provide information on additional resources and/or supports that may be beneficial for the individual. It is distinguished from our Diagnostic Assessment as it performs by a Licensed Clinician without the additional input of an M.D., Ph.D. Clinical Psychologist, or a Physician’s Assistant or a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner.

Crisis Intervention

Crisis Interventions services are available to all ARJ clientele. The goals of Crisis Intervention are symptom reduction, stabilization and restoration to a previous level of functioning.

Independent Living/Skills Building

Independent living/skills building services are designed to assist children who, are or will be, transitioning to adulthood with support in acquiring, retaining and improving self-help, socialization and adaptive skills necessary to be successful in the domains of employment, housing, education and community life and to reside successfully in home and community settings. Independent living/skills building activities are provided in partnership with young children to help the child/youth arrange for the services they need to become employed, access transportation, housing and continuing education.

Individual/Family/Group Therapy

ARJ’s therapy for families, groups, and individuals.

Medication Management

ARJ has a medical director along with a team of nurse practitioners who conduct psychiatric evaluations to identify the need for medication to manage the symptoms caused by an individual’s mental illness. ARJ believes in providing best practices for services rendered. Having our consumers evaluated by our medical team is an important piece to the best practice service delivery.

Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR)

Restoration, rehabilitation and support to develop daily living skills to improve self-management of the negative effects of psychiatric or emotional symptoms that interfere with a person’s daily living. Supporting the individual with development and implementation of daily living skills and daily routines necessary to remain in home, school, work and community. Implementing learned skills so the person can remain in a natural community location and achieve developmentally appropriate functioning. Assisting the individual with effectively responding to or avoiding identified precursors or triggers that result in functional impairments.

Treatment Planning

Treatment planning is offered to all ARJ clientele. Treatment planning involves assessing special needs of the children and adults identified to develop their “road map” for services. The strength-based treatment plan will be community based, individualized and person-centered.