S.T.A.R.S. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program

(Supportive Teamwork Aimed at Recovery & Success)



Description of service provided:

Psychiatric Rehabilitation seeks to help people determine the living, working, learning, and social goals that they wish to achieve. Partnering with our staff and/or other supports if desired, members are encouraged to identify the skills/resources that they have as well as those that they want or need to achieve their goals. Members also work to identify what supports they may already have and those needed to achieve their goals. Members then work with staff to create a recovery plan to achieve those goals.

Geographic area of service:

McKean County. Transportation to and from the program is available through the program, through reimbursement with the Area Transportation Authority (ATA) service or in the form of gasoline reimbursement assistance.

Admission criteria:

Individuals who are 18 years of age or older, and who have met the diagnostic criteria for medical necessity (one or more diagnosis including Schizophrenia, Major Mood Disorders, Schizoaffective Disorder, Psychotic Disorder, and/or Borderline Personality Disorder) are the primary recipients of psychiatric rehabilitation services, but other diagnoses can be considered for admission and may be given a coverage exception by managed care.

How to access service:

Individuals can seek a referral to psychiatric rehabilitation services through other providers, with the completion of a “Recommendation from a Licensed Practitioner”, such as their psychiatrist, primary physician, physician’s assistant, certified nurse practitioner, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, psychologist. They can also self-refer themselves to the program by calling 814.362.7464 for a personal appointment and a tour of the facility where program staff can assist them in completing/obtaining the “Recommendation from a Licensed Practitioner” from one of their providers.

How individuals pay for the service:

Services are primarily may be paid for through Community Care Behavioral Health, Medical Assistance and some private insurance companies. If an individual has no insurance coverage, they may request their county of residence MH/ID administrative office for assistance with payment.

Address and hours of operation:

9 Main Street
Bradford, PA 16701

Phone: 814.362.7464
Fax: 814.368.9756

Program hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm