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OUR YOUTH

SOMETIMES NEED

MORE
When faced with a mental
health crisis or challenge, our
youth and families often need WHO WE SERVE
support beyond what our FOCUS is a new transition age youth/young adult peer center
doctors and therapists can that will serves ages 14-26 with mental health challenges. These
provide. They need the support youth and their parents and supporters will be able to come
of others who have walked to our FOCUS peer center and meet with individuals who have
in their shoes, who can be a experienced living with mental illness and are now living a life of
supporter, and also help guide recovery. Through this process, they will learn more about their
them through the construction mental illness and managing a life with those challenges. They
zone they have just entered. will receive support and mentoring with skill-building that will
Our Peers do just that. help them transition successfully into adulthood.

ENROLLMENT WHAT WE TEACH


FOR FOCUS
Our curriculum is called CORE because life includes layers of
complexity. We must take a holistic view of the person in order to deal

PEER CENTER with any one challenge we may be facing. Therefore, we developed a
curriculum that gets at the heart of all of these layers.
IS OPEN NOW! Key components of the curriculum are: Sponsored by:
No appointments necessary Group Connection Activities
Walk-ins Welcome
Wellness Recovery Action Planning
10am-6pm Monday-Friday
Intake forms can be found online at Habitudes for Social & Emotional Development
mhajax.org or filled out at the center Yoga & Meditation
Scheduled sessions throughout the Mental Health Education – Be a PAL
day and week, however attendance Inner Core: Communication, Relationship
is flexible based on individual Strength, Emotional Strength, Conflict Resolution,
preference and schedule Stress Resilience, & Healthy
Sliding fee scale. Insurance
accepted, but not required. Coping Skills.
No out of pocket expenses
Admission criteria – must have
a letter from a doctor stating
diagnosis or discharge papers
that contain diagnosis
No discharge policy
Wellness and recovery supported
on an individual basis!

4615 Philips Highway, Suite #300


Jacksonville, FL 32207
OPEN M-F 10AM-6PM | CLOSED HOLIDAYS
P: 904-738-8420 | F: 904-862-2109
www.mhajax.org | info@mhajax.org
SCHEDULE
MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
10:00 INTENTIONS
10:30 GROUP REFLECTIONS
11:00 ACTIVITY ACTIVITY ACTIVITY
11:30 CORE CORE
SKILLS CLASS SKILLS CLASS SKILLS CLASS
12:00
12:30
LUNCH
1:00
1:30 HOUSEKEEPING
2:00
FIELDS OF FOCUS
2:30
3:00
PEER SUPPORT SKILLS CLASS PEER SUPPORT SKILLS CLASS PEER SUPPORT
3:30
4:00
PEER SUPPORT PEER SUPPORT SPEAKER /
4:30 CORE CORE
OTHER
5:00 ACTIVITY ACTIVITY
5:30 FIELDS OF FOCUS / DINNER / CLEAN-UP

6:00

Intentions: Self-directed routine to set intentions Core: Our center’s curriculum for emotion
for the day regulation, wellness recovery, mental health
education, stress resilience, personal success and
Group Reflection: Peer specialist guided check-in leadership, healthy relationships and coping skills
and sharing
Peer Support: Peer mentoring support group
Skills Class: Curriculum for Skills for Independent
Living
Fields of Focus: Self-directed activities in 8 fields
Activity: Daily fun activity for creativity, fun, art, of focus for wellness: Fun, Creativity, Belonging,
enrichment Purpose, Achievement, Feelings, Surroundings, Self