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AHM is proud to offer mental health clinical services to youth and their families. These services are designed to support families in transition, crisis, or normal developmental processes.

Family therapy is available to parents, couples and their family members to nurture change and development within the entire family system.  Family therapy is offered in conjunction with individual therapy.  Individual therapy is available for children & adolescents, to address emotional and/or behavioral problems. Sessions are offered once or multiple times per week based on the level or intensity required to stabilize and assist the person to improve their overall quality of life.

Our mental health assessments are the initial contacts with our clients. This sets the stage for continued services and determines recommended course of treatment. Each case is treated differently as no two individuals are the same.

Our skilled therapists specialize in the treatment of the following:

  • Anxiety
  • Reaching your potential
  • Using your strengths
  • Discipline strategies/parenting techniques
  • Family transition
  • General family support
  • School problems
  • Depression
  • Grief and loss
  • ADD/ ADHD
  • Divorce Issues
  • Blended families

AHM’S Clinical Services Include:

  • Individual therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Crisis intervention
  • Consultation with school and other professional involved with the child
  • Referral services
  • Assessments

AHM’s Smart Recovery Friends & Family Group, as well as our Smart Recovery Young Adult group will resume this week through virtual meetings!

Please open up each tab below for detailed information on how to join the online group!

Section
SMART Recovery for Teens & Young Adults
SMART Recovery for Friends & Family
ADHD Parent Support Group
Child Youth & Family Counseling
Opioid Treatment & Services
School Resources for Parents
Back to School Tips
SMART Recovery for Teens & Young Adults

Through the generous support of the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, Wheeler Clinic and the Department of Children and Families, AHM Youth and Family Services has been selected to operate a SMART Recovery® program for young adults ages 18-24. This is in addition to AHM running a SMART Recovery program for high school students. Smart Recovery is one of the leading self-empowering addiction recovery support groups.  Participants learn skills and tools for addiction recovery based on scientific research.  The SMART Recovery 4-Point Program offers tools and techniques for each program point: 1.  Building and Maintaining Motivation 2.  Coping with Urges 3.  Managing Thoughts, Feelings and Behaviors  4.  Living a Balanced Life. This program is funded by the AHM Community Mental Health Fund.

Our Young Adults meeting takes place each Monday at 5:30pm.

Young Adult, Join Zoom Meeting

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Find your local number: https://smartrecovery.zoom.us/u/abMdf9aha

SMART Recovery for Friends & Family

Join us for our support group for friends and families of loved ones struggling with unhealthy behaviors such as substance abuse.

Our Friends & Family meeting takes place each Thursday at 5:30 pm.

Friends & Family, Join Zoom Meeting

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Find your local number: https://smartrecovery.zoom.us/u/abMdf9aha

For more information, please contact Megan Aldridge at Megana@ahmyouth.org or at 860-228-9488.

ADHD Parent Support Group

Join us for our parent support group for parents of kids with ADHD and similar conditions. This group meets the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month from 6:30 – 7:30 PM at the AHM building, 25 Pendleton Drive, Hebron. For more information, please contact Megan Aldridge at megana@ahmyouth.org or at 860-228-9488.

Child Youth & Family Counseling

The clinical program offers treatment in a wide variety of areas which include: depression, anxiety, family transition, grief and loss, co-parenting, blended family issues, ADD/ADHD and school problems. With the family’s permission, therapists collaborate with schools, police, hospitals and other mental health systems to provide a continuity of care for the client.

Opioid Treatment & Services

The Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services has launched a statewide 800 number for residents seeking opioid treatment and services. Find more information here.

School Resources for Parents

Questions about drugs and alcohol will inevitably come up during the school year as your son or daughter meets different friends, encounters unfamiliar social situations and is exposed to pop culture and media.

To help parents, the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids has compiled a back to school survival guide to help equip children during this transition. Please take a look at this important resource.

We accept Connecticut Title XIX (HUSKY) as well as Aetna, Anthem BCBS, Beacon Health Options, Cigna, OPTUM/OXFORD, UBH/UHC insurance as a qualified method of payment for this service.  Please note that this does not guarantee coverage of services.

Please call the AHM office at 860-228-9488 to make an appointment with our clinical team.  If you have general questions about our clinical program, please do not hesitate to contact us.

If you are a new or returning patient, please download your intake packet and bring it with you on your first visit.  You will also need to bring your insurance card and a photo id with you (if you are a minor, a photo id from a legal parent/guardian is required).

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