PSR Eligibility Criteria

Individuals must demonstrate a clinical need for services arising from a condition due to mental, behavioral, or emotional illness, which results in significant functional impairment in major life activities. Services are provided to individuals:

  1. who without these services would be unable to remain in the community OR
  2. who meet at least two of the following criteria on a continuing or intermittent basis:
    1. Experience difficulty in establishing or maintaining normal interpersonal relationships to such a degree that they are at risk of psychiatric hospitalization, homelessness, or isolation from social supports;
    2. Experience difficulty in activities of daily living such as maintaining personal hygiene, preparing food and maintaining adequate nutrition, or managing finances to such a degree that health or safety is jeopardized;
    3. Exhibit such inappropriate behavior that repeated interventions by the mental health, social services, or judicial system are necessary; or
    4. Exhibit difficulty in cognitive ability such that they are unable to recognize personal danger or significantly inappropriate social behavior.

To receive Psychosocial Rehabilitative services, the individual must also meet one of the following criteria listed below. The individual must:

  1. Have experienced long-term or repeated psychiatric hospitalization; or
  2. Experience difficulty in activities of daily living and interpersonal skills; or
  3. Have a limited or nonexistent support system; or
  4. Are unable to function in the community without intensive intervention; or
  5. Require long-term services to be maintained in the community
Referral Form


In the Psychosocial Rehabilitation program at EHS, clients help manage and run the day-to-day program, while at the same time, attend activity-based groups led by clinicians designed to meet psycho-educational, life skilss training, relationaship building and recreational needs. Every group is therapeutic, creative and designed to engage and help a diverse population.

Life-skills training includes:
  • Health and Safety
  • Household Maintenance
  • Budgeting
  • Nutrition
  • Meal Preparation
  • Interpersonal Relationship Skills
  • Psych-education of Mental Illness
  • Accessing Community Resources
  • Coping Skills

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