For more information about PROS, or to make a referral, please call (914) 925-5309.
Personalized Recovery–Oriented Services (PROS) at St. Vincent’s Hospital Westchester is a comprehensive, recovery-oriented program for individuals with serious mental illness. The PROS program helps people to overcome barriers and develop resources that can help them attain a valued life in the community by integrating treatment support and rehabilitation to help participants achieve their goals.
Goals for participants in the program can include attaining higher levels of education and training, obtaining and keeping a job, and finding a preferred living situation. These goals are achieved by working on improved functioning, reducing hospitalization, reducing emergency services and reducing contact with the criminal justice system.
There are four components in the St. Vincent’s PROS program:
Community Rehabilitation and Support (CRS) Basic recovery services engage and assist participants in living successfully in the community by managing their mental illness and restoring skills and supports necessary for recovery.
Intensive Rehabilitation (IR)
Assists participants in attaining specific goals in areas such as education, employment and housing
Provides intensive relapse prevention to reduce the risk of hospitalization or involvement in criminal justice system
Ongoing Rehabilitation and Support (ORS) Provides support to participants who are in the competitive workplace, including community-based counseling sessions.
Clinical Services Helps an individual managing disabling symptoms with services such as medication management, health assessment, clinical counseling and therapy. Services are integrated with rehabilitative services to provide comprehensive care.
The PROS program is open Monday through Friday from to , but individual schedules are worked out with each client after goals are established.
PROS services are covered by Medicaid, Medicare and some private insurance. Medicaid will subsidize some transportation costs. Prior to admission into the program, clients receive an orientation to PROS and are asked to sign an attestation.