McKean County

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 roles they wish to achieve. Partnering with staff and/or other supports if desired, they identify what skills they have and what skills they need to develop. They also determine what supports/ resources they have and the ones that they need to achieve their goals. They then make a plan for their recovery and are helped by staff and peers to develop the needed skills and supports/resources that are unique to achieving their goals.

Geographic Area of Service:
McKean County

Admission Criteria:
Individuals who are 18 years of age and older and have met the criteria for medical necessity are the primary recipients of psychiatric rehabilitation services. Acceptable diagnoses for the program would be Axis I mental health disorders such as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, psychotic disorder NOS, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, depressive disorder NOS or the Axis II diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder. Other diagnoses may be given exceptions by the managed care organization.

How to Access Service:
Individuals may ask treatment services such as the psychiatrist, case manager, outpatient therapist, personal care physician, inpatient psychiatric services, or community social services agencies to refer them. They may also self refer by calling for a personal appointment and tour of the facility.

How Individuals Pay for the Service:
Fees are determined by income and number of dependents.  Services may be paid for by Medical Assistance, Community Care Behavioral Health, 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
Program hours: Monday – Friday 8:00am-4:30pm