Our Services

Southern Highlands Community Mental Health Center (SHCMHC) is one of the 13 comprehensive community mental health centers established in West Virginia. Serving both children and adults in Mercer, McDowell, and Wyoming counties, we offer an array of mental health, substance abuse, and community support services for chronically mentally ill, addicted, and/or intellectually/developmentally delayed individuals.

Outpatient Services
Outpatient Services are available in all three counties and include: intensive individual and group counseling, community engagement services, psychiatric evaluations, medication therapy, and nursing services.

Services for Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults
The Youth Department at Southern Highlands provides clinical evaluation, intensive therapy, and supportive counseling for children and adolescents ages 6-17 with mental health and/or substance use disorders at our Springhaven Center and at various school locations within Mercer and McDowell counties.

Crisis Services
Southern Highlands provides crisis services including crisis stabilization and a 28 day substance abuse residential treatment program for those individuals needing a higher level of care.

Community Centered Services
Southern Highlands has community based services to help individuals remain in their community instead of requiring frequent psychiatric hospitalization and/or commitment.

Integrated Care

Southern Highlands has services that integrate both behavioral health and primary care. This is a one stop shop allowing consumers to engage in services that meet both their behavioral and physical health needs. These services are available at the Princeton Main Clinic.

Services for the Intellectually and Developmentally Delayed

Southern Highlands has a variety of services available for individuals who are intellectually and developmentally delayed including Waiver, Respite, Residential, Day Habilitation, and Sheltered-Employment.
Residential Services

The services provided by Southern Highlands 24-Hour Residential Program are diverse and intended to meet the needs of a wide variety of individuals with developmental disabilities and/or Severe and Persistent Mental Illness.

Title VI Notice: Southern Highlands Community Mental Health Center operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, and national origin in accordance with Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. To find out more about our nondiscrimination obligations, to file a complaint, or to request this information in another language please contact us at (304)425-9541.
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