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Posted 4/1/2016 Printable Fact Sheet

Location: Bldg 700
Entrance in southwest corner of building
Phone: (478)327-8398 or DSN 497-8398
Hours: 0730 - 1630 Monday - Friday except every 2nd and 4th Thursday: 0730-1100

The Mental Health Flight is comprised of four different elements: Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment Program (ADAPT), the Family Advocacy Clinic (FAP), and Resiliency and Prevention Program.

The Mental Health Flight is located in building 700 in the old section of the main clinic. Services are offered to Active duty personnel, TRICARE Prime beneficiaries, retirees and family members. The clinic is open Monday-Friday from 0730-1630 hours. For more information regarding services listed, call (478) 327-8398.

Services provided
- Individual therapy
- Group therapy
- Emergency assessments/interventions
- Clearances and evaluations (as required by other programs)
- Outreach and Prevention
- Stress Management/Living Well
- Disaster Mental Health
- Suicide Prevention
- Substance abuse education, assessments and rehabilitation
- Family maltreatment evaluation and intervention
- New Parents Support
- Resiliency Outreach & Education
- Family Outreach and preventions classes

Mental Health Clinic

Services offered in the Mental Health Element include individual, group, and psychoeducational treatment for stress, anxiety, depression, adjustment difficulties and other psychological concerns. Military evaluations for special clearances or duty are arranged as required by AF Instruction or policy.  Currently, Mental Health services are only offered to Active Duty members and Guard and Reserve members on active orders.  Mental Health Clinic personnel can assist non-eligible members in finding appropriate mental health services on-base and within the community.

Contact Information
Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 0730-1630 hours (every 2nd and 4th Thursday: 0730-1100)

Program Materials
CDE Manual for Commanders-Revised Nov 2014
Mental Health Tri-fold


Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment (ADAPT)

Location: Bldg 700
Entrance in southwest corner of building, near ambulance bay
Clinic Hours: 0730 - 1630, Monday - Wednesday, Friday
Phone: (478)327-8398 or DSN 497-8398

The Air Force recognizes alcoholism as a preventable, progressive, treatable, and non-compensable disease that affects the entire family. The ADAPT Clinic provides prevention, substance abuse education, assessments and rehabilitation.

Services provided
- Substance Abuse Evaluation and outpatient treatment for active duty
- Referrals for medical detoxification and rehabilitation at local civilian hospitals
- Individualized Education via Alcohol Brief Counseling (ABC) sessions, for non-diagnosed clients.

Program Materials
ADAPT Brochure
Commanders-ADAPT referral Form
Supv-substance Abuse Assessment


Family Advocacy Program

Location: Bldg 700
Entrance in southwest corner of building
Clinic Hours: 0730 - 1630 Monday - Friday except every 2nd and 4th Thursday: 0730-1100
Phone:  (478)327-8398 or DSN 497-8398

Services provided
- Family maltreatment evaluation and intervention
-24 Hour Domestic Abuse Victim Advocacy (478-257-9071)
- Outreach and Prevention Classes
        - Anger Management
        - Parenting Classes
        - Couples Enrichment
- New Parents Support Program
- Individual and Family Counseling

The Family Advocacy Program is designed to identify, report, assess, and treat family maltreatment by providing clinical intervention for family members as well as provide victims with 24 hour access to services. Other programs within Family Advocacy include: New Parent Support Program and Outreach and Prevention Services. The following is a brief overview of some of the programs offered at Family Advocacy:

New Parent Support Program:
The thrill of a new baby is one of life's most wonderful and challenging experiences. However, parenthood is the role we are least prepared for. The New Parents Support Program's goal is to ease the transition by providing education and support to parents during the pregnancy, birth and up through the first 36 months of childhood. The Family Advocacy Nurse or Social Worker provides home visits, telephone contacts, referrals and consultations. These programs are primarily for active duty or new or expectant parents and those with children ages 0-36 months.  Retirees are welcome on a space availability basis.

Outreach and Prevention Services:
These services are to promote healthy family relationships through education and support. Services include: parenting education, anger management, and couples communication classes, special theme events for; domestic violence awareness month, teen dating violence awareness month, and child abuse prevention month. Unit briefings and trainings on family violence, prevention of maltreatment in families and Family Advocacy Program and services are available upon request. Anger Management Group covers several areas of discussion including: recognizing and controlling anger, learning to listen to others, feelings and communication, becoming an assertive person, and negotiating conflicts. Finally, the couples communication class (PREP) focus on improving couples communication skills, and enhancing intimacy in relationships. All couples are welcome.

Program Materials
AF Family Advocacy Program: Family Maltreatment Definitions
Central Registry Board (CRB) Information
Continuum of Family Violence
Child Supervision (Home Alone) Guidelines in Georgia
Family Advocacy Program Brochure
IDS Tri-fold 26 Sept 13
Intervention Services Brochure
Domestic Abuse Victim Advocate Brochure
Car Seat Safety Resources

Calendar of events 
April Calendar

Leader's Post-Suicide Attempt Checklist
Leader's Post-Suicide Checklist
11 Elements Brochure for CC/Directors and First Sergeants
Public Affairs Guidance for Commanders
Suicide Prevention Inspection Requirements by Organization

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