Psychiatric Recovery

Rock Creek Foundation’s approach to Psychiatric Recovery is not a cookie-cutter, one-size-fits-all treatment. As unique as the individual is, so too is the treatment. What remains consistent, however, is our operation method. Instead of allowing the problem to guide us, we focus on what optimal health looks like for each individual facing chronic mental illness, either with or without related alcohol and substance abuse.

While these are indeed serious situations, our Psychiatric Recovery options deliberately harness a person’s strengths to enhance their personal identity and self, rather than seeking ways to “fix” them.

How do we bring dignity and hope to our individuals? First, we start with embracing the individual as they are. It takes a village to raise a child and, regardless of age, it takes a community to make an individual feel whole and centered once more, helping them to reach their desired goals.

That’s why our Psychiatric Recovery services are guided by the following principles:

  • Using evidence-based practice and models of care
  • Emphasizing developmental and daily living skills that expand on a person’s unique abilities
  • Harnessing these skills to support and further an individual's goals of integrating and living within the community
  • Educating individuals about how to recognize symptoms of potential relapse and how to prevent these, therefore enhancing their level of self-trust and sense of independence

Rock Creek’s knowledgeable and compassionate team is present every step of the way during Psychiatric Recovery for our individuals.