Community Support Team

Providing innovative care for those living with substance use and mental health challenges through a team approach

SouthLight’s Community Support Team (CST) offers an intensive, community-based team approach to individuals with complex treatment needs who have a primary Mental Health and/or Substance Use diagnosis. CST increases an individual’s ability to live successfully in the community.

SouthLight’s Community Support Team assists individuals with:

  • Skill development of interpersonal, community, coping and independent living skills
  • Symptom management
  • Psychoeducation
  • Crisis intervention
  • Community integration
  • Coordination of care

If you or someone you know is struggling with mental health and/or substance use, please seek help. Call us at 919-787-6131 or contact us online.

What to Expect

  • Up to 6 months of In-Home/Community services
  • Face-to-face contact each week
  • Access to first responder crisis response and interventions
  • Structured team approach to therapeutic services
  • Connected to community resources

Learn more about what to expect when you become a SouthLight client.

The Team

Team members combine their unique skills to collaboratively support individuals in the ongoing
development, implementation, and revision of their Person-Centered Plans.

Expected Outcomes Include

  • Improved overall quality of life
  • Decrease the frequency or intensity of crisis episodes
  • Improved community interaction
  • Increased ability to live as independently as possible
  • Increased identification and management of triggers, cues and symptoms
  • Increased coping and social skills
  • Increased ability to maintain a stable living environment
  • Decreased criminal justice involvement
  • Decreased number of individuals experiencing homelessness