Mental Health Systems, Inc. (MHS) was founded in 1978 to provide mental health and drug and alcohol rehabilitation services in an innovative and cost-effective manner. We continue to ensure that the delivery of these services conforms with the values highlighted on the cover of this directory. Our goal is to improve lives and instill hope by using new and creative treatment strategies while respecting time-proven methods of intervention.
MHS is a Drug-Free workplace therefore all staff must comply with Drug-Free Workplace requirements regarding alcohol and drug use. MHS performs post-offer substance abuse testing on all employees. MHS provides a full range of benefits to regular employees. These benefits include paid vacation, sick time, and holidays, partially paid employee health insurance, flexible spending account, paid employee long-term disability insurance, Company-sponsored Retirement Plan, and an individual employee-funded 403(b) plan. Eligibility for benefits is contingent upon employment status; see MHS Employee Handbook for full details.
Under the direction of the program manager, the Peer Support/Family Advocate/Family Support Partner develops a supportive and helping relationship with assigned transitional age youth clients and their support systems. Will help youth and young adults who are severely mentally ill or showing signs of prodromal symptoms to develop skills and competencies in order to graduate to a greater degree of independence in adulthood. Assists clients to obtain or maintain supportive housing, employment and education, reduce client hospitalizations and crises, reduce client incarceration; and enhance the client’s ability to remain in the community of their choice.