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Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program (PRP)

Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program

Living Life in Recovery from Mental Health Disorders

The Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program at RIMS offers structured activities both–on-site and off-site—in the community. With these programs, our coordinators can assist people in achieving their recovery goals.

Adult Rehabilitation

RIMS Rehabilitation Coordinators work one-on-one to develop and monitor plans based on individual interests, goals, strengths and needs. Through the program, we offer activities and group sessions on:

  • Managing medications
  • Understanding mental health and self-advocacy
  • Recognizing and managing signs of stress
  • Navigating public assistance programs
  • Addressing health conditions and promoting wellness
  • Improving communication and social skills
  • Managing personal finances
  • Preparing for the world of work
  • Mental Illness and Substance Use

People with mental illness often become involved in substance use. RIMS’ rehabilitation program is unique in offering supportive classes when this occurs. You will learn to prevent relapses — and gain skills in recovery, coping and changing negative behaviors. Nearly everyone needs help in this regard, so you should feel good that you’re taking control of your situation. In fact, we consider this aspect of our program to be critical to the recovery process.

Through these support programs, you can thrive in your everyday life. You’ll learn the skills and habits that make it possible.

Make referrals for RIMS’ Prince George’s County Adult Rehabilitation Program using this form.

Children and Teens

The mental health of our young people is a critical issue, and RIMS’ Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program assists them reach their maximum potential. Our RIMS staff is available to educate, advocate, and offer support in helping children and teens become independent, productive members of the community. We also help kids put their new skills into practice in the community, with the help of local business leaders.

In our program, we focus on four areas:

  • Health and Wellness
  • Pre-employment
  • Social and Community
  • Resilience and Discovery

Kids participate in classes and weekly on-site activities. They also take part in off-site, community-based applications of skills, Monday through Friday. Transportation is provided.

Make referrals and inquiries to the Child and Adolescent Program team leader at 301-773-8201.

Referrals and Eligibility

The referral form must be completed by a licensed mental health clinician. Individuals with Medical Assistance (Medicaid) and Primary Adult Care (PAC) are eligible for PRP services.