COVID Behavioral Health Services Centerstone can help families experiencing emotional distress due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Through a grant awarded by the State of Illinois and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Centerstone’s COVID Behavioral Health Services helps uninsured and underinsured families in Illinois receive the help they need for their mental health. COVID Behavioral Health Services FAQs Who does COVID Behavioral Health Services help? COVID Behavioral Health Services provides no cost/low cost mental health services to individuals experiencing an increase in current emotional or behavioral health symptoms or the development of new symptoms due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, the program will also focus on meeting the needs of individuals with a mental health diagnosis that are less severe than serious mental illness, including those in the health care profession. The populations served by this program includes children, adolescents, and adults in the Metro East and Southern Illinois areas who are uninsured or underinsured and have an identified mental health diagnosis. How does COVID Behavioral Health Services work? Centerstone provides individualized therapeutic interventions that meet the needs and interests of the individual or family. Needs commonly addressed include depression and anxiety, family issues, social problems, social-emotional learning and resilience building. These services provided to address needs can include: Mental health assessment Counseling & therapy Referrals Skill-building and coping skills Behavioral support When you fill out the contact form or call 1-877-HOPE123 (877-467-3123), you will be connected with a Centerstone staff person who will discuss your family’s individual needs and walk you through the process of getting started. Where is COVID Behavioral Health Services offered? This program is offered in the Metro East and Southern Illinois areas. Centerstone, like the rest of the nation, is very concerned by the threat COVID-19 presents to those we serve. As always, the health and well-being of our clients, staff, and the community is our main priority. To reduce the risk of COVID-19 exposure some appointments and services are being conducted via telephone or telehealth (video). What does COVID Behavioral Health Services cost? In most cases, the services offered to families is free. The COVID Behavioral Health Services was established from a grant given by the State of Illinois and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The grant was designed to help uninsured and underinsured families receive the care they need and covers the cost of that care. How do I get started? To get started with this program, fill out the contact form or call 1-877-HOPE123 to get connected with a Centerstone staff person who can identify your needs. How can I get more information? We understand that asking for help can be scary. You likely have additional questions about how we can address your family’s specific needs. All calls and information are kept confidential. To ask questions or gather more information, fill out the contact form, or call 1-877-HOPE123.