Annette Escalante, MSW, MLADC Vice President. Keystone Hall is a non-profit organization that provides comprehensive residential and outpatient substance use disorder treatment, prevention, and recovery supports to New Hampshire community members, including men, women, adolescents and families. .
Keystone Hall is a non-profit organization that provides comprehensive residential and outpatient substance use disorder treatment, prevention, and recovery supports to New Hampshire community members, including men, women, adolescents and families.
Keystone Hall is a member of the Partnership for Successful Living. A collaboration of six affiliated not-for-profit organizations providing southern New Hampshire’s most vulnerable community members with access to housing, health care, employment and supportive services.
All programs at Keystone Hall are evidence-based, gender-specific, culturally competent and follow a recovery oriented systems of care model.
The Cynthia Day Family Center is funded by the NH DHHS/Division of Community Based Care Services, Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services.
Pregnant Post Partum Woman & Infants and Parenting Women with Children
The Center is designed to provide a holistic, family centered approach to the treatment of women while allowing them to care for their young children.
For the past 25 years, Cynthia Locke Day has been known as
the lady who wears sparkles in her hair.” Once the Vice
President of IDAK Corp, and a supervisor of 27 medical
facilities, Cynthia’s life became consumed by alcoholism and
her marriage ended in divorce. Within two years, Cynthia was
unemployable. Down to her last $10, she happened to glance
down at the sidewalk and there, in the hardened cement, was
scrawled the message: “Expect a miracle!”
Adverse Outcomes • Numerous health and social problemsrequiring costly care• Risk for homelessness and incarceration• Women are at risk of being victims ofsexual abuse and domestic violence• Parents with co-occurring problems riskencounters with child welfare
that from 50% to 75% of consumers had some
type of mental disorder
between 20% 50% of their consumers had a co- occurring substance use disorder
disorders should be the expectation, not the
exception in any behavioral health care setting
Integrated Treatment Essential for consumers who are significantly impaired by both kinds of disorderEssential for consumers whose mental disorder interferes with treatment of their substance use disorderEssential for consumers whose substance use disorderinterferes with treatment of their mental disorder
Why focus on dual disorders?• Substance use disorders are common in people with severe mental illness• Mental illness is common in people with substance use disorders• Dual disorders lead to worse outcomes and higher costs than single disorders
Jaime Gormley LICSW, MLADC
Lindsay Herdman, MSW
Assist persons with both a severe mental illness and a serious substance abuse problem.