Adult Services | Mental Health Treatment

If you or someone you care about is diagnosed with a mental illness, it's important to trust the people you turn to for treatment.

Rushford provides compassionate and individualized care that offers people coping with mental illness a route to recovery that is specifically tailored to their needs.


Crisis Evaluation & Stabilization Services

A 24-hour, seven-day-a-week crisis program and hotline to address emergency mental health and substance abuse issues. Licensed clinicians monitor all phone calls and provide emergency and mobile assessment services. Ten respite care beds are available to adult clients who meet established criteria.

Crisis Hotline: 1.800.567.0902


Community Support Services

The role of Community Support Services is to assist people with mental illness and/or addiction disorders to achieve independence. This means helping to improve their ability to live in the community with the least intervention from formal services and to make their own decisions to the greatest extent possible. The decision to receive community support services is voluntary, goal driven and participant directed. Services are provided in a flexible manner to meet a participant's changing wants, needs and resources. Case managers provide services by assisting with access to a full range of mental health and/or other community resources. This includes helping individuals learn more about and make decisions about how to improve their quality of life. Services offered include treatment coordination, employment and housing assistance, homeless outreach, AIDS education and outreach, and a social club to assist persons with mental health disorders achieve maximum independence through the exploration and the development of daily living skills.


Dual Diagnosis Partial Hospital Program

A structured, integrated therapeutic program for clients who have co-occurring substance abuse and psychiatric problems not requiring inpatient hospitalization. The program provides more intensive therapy than a traditional outpatient setting.


Dual Recovery Treatment Program

An intensive outpatient program for individuals coping with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders. DRTP provides short-term treatment for patients in the acute phase of their illness and periodic care for severe, prolonged disorders.


Intensive Outpatient Program

Highly structured treatment programs for adults who suffer from co-occurring psychiatric and substance abuse disorders.


Partial Hospital Program

Highly structured treatment programs for adults who suffer from co-occurring psychiatric and substance abuse disorders.


Latino Services

Programs for Spanish speaking clients in need of substance abuse and mental health treatment, including outpatient and rehabilitation services.

Spanish-speaking clients, please call: 203.630.5300


MISA Program

Treatment planning and mental health services for clients who have chronic mental illness and substance abuse disorders. The program is managed by a consortium of mental health and substance abuse prevention and treatment agencies that serve residents throughout Middlesex County. Services assist clients in improving their quality of life and reducing the need for more restrictive and costly services.


Older Adult Services

A program serving older adults (55+) who have a primary mental health diagnosis which may be accompanied by an active substance abuse issue that negatively impacts their relationships, health and quality of life.