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Integrated Behavioral Health/Recovery Services
At Caring Health Center, we believe that each individual has unique medical, behavioral health and recovery needs
and deserves the most effective treatment we can provide. We believe that providing empathetic, comprehensive,
integrated and confidential care in a respectful, non-judgmental environment allows each person served to choose
their healing journey and progress at their own pace. We accomplish this through trauma-informed, strengths-based interventions for all individuals seeking healing and emotional support in recreating their lives.
CHC’s Integrated Behavioral Health/Recovery Services include bilingual, bi-cultural clinicians dedicated to providing immediate brief crisis assessment and stabilization interventions for walk-in clients as well as ongoing individual
and group therapies appropriate for each client’s needs. Community Support Workers provide case management for individuals needing assistance with accessing community resources.
English Relaxation Group: Fridays 2-3 in Wellness Center
Spanish Relaxation Group: Mondays 4-5:00 in Wellness Center
English Recovery Group with interpreter options: Wednesdays 11-12 in BH Dept. Room 139
Emotional Release group with interpreter options: Fridays 3-4 in Wellness Center
Individual therapy appointments M-F 8:30-5:00 with Spanish, Arabic, Somali, English speaking clinicians.
Walk-ins seen if possible by a Licensed Clinician or Community Support Worker.
Psychiatric Medication evaluations, by appointment only, after individual is initially evaluated by a clinician
are scheduled T-Th 8:30-3:30 at 1049 Main St. Our Primary Care doctors and Nurse Practitioners also prescribe
basic Psychiatric medications.
Medication Assisted Treatment for Recovery clients: Mondays 8:30-12:30 for initial consultations
with our Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Grund, at 1049 Main St., Springfield.
Vivitrol shots are scheduled after the initial consult between 8:30-5:00 M-F at 1049 Main St., Spfld., MA
Dr. Stephen Grund, MD, Chief Medical Officer, MAT waivered
Kathryn Proulx, Ph.D., Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MAT waivered
Brian Beauvais,Physician’s Assistant, MAT waivered
Jane K. Desmarais, LICSW, Director of Behavioral Health/Recovery Dept.