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3210 Academy Avenue

Portsmouth, VA 23703

Mental Health Skill-building (MHSS) 

Program Rules


Mental Health Skill-building Services (MHSS) entail goal-directed training to help individuals to achieve and maintain community stability and independence in the most appropriate, least restrictive environment. Individuals enrolled in our Mental Health Skill-building program are: 


  • Linked to treatment for mental health, emotional and behavioral health issues
  • Educated and trained in life skills to improve their levels of functioning
  • Valued and celebrated for their strengths and successes
  • Often consulted to ensure services are satisfactory
  • Closely monitored to ensure their health and safety needs are met



All MHSS Individuals Receives


  1. An assessment by a licensed or license-eligible Mental Health Professional
  2. An individualized service plan with measurable goals to gauge progress.
  3. Training in functional skills and appropriate behaviors related to the individual’s health and safety
  4. Training in activities of daily living, use of community resources, assistance with medication management; and monitoring of health, nutrition, and physical condition
  5. Competent service providers who work under the direction of a licensed mental health professional







Call our office today, or make an appointment online. We look forward to welcoming you to our beautiful  office!




We have selected leading professionals for their up-to-date knowledge, reassuring and caring manner and premium clinical expertise.




We offer same-day appointments - 5 days a week.

We are open:

Monday to Friday 9:00am–5:00pm




LFS offers adult services which include mental health skill-building services, psychosocial rehabilitation services, and substance abuse counseling.





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