Press release from D. Scott Kelly, BASES Executive Director – March 23, 2020
BASES is providing telehealth services only. BASES is shutting down all drug testing and PBT’s effective immediately until at least 4/13/20. This shut down involves all Person to Person services.
BASES is continuing to provide all counseling services via telehealth options.
BASES will continue to provide assessments, individual counseling, group counseling, HEAL groups for our Batterer Intervention Program, recovery coach support services and referral services via the phone and telehealth options.
Our groups will continue on their normal schedules. We will have staff answering the phones and scheduling Monday thru Thursday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm and Friday’s from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
BASES Substance Abuse Groups will continue on Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30-7:00 pm and Wednesday’s from 10:15-11:45 am. BASES HEAL Groups will continue on Sunday’s from 5:00-6:30 pm and Wednesday’s from 5:30-7:00 pm.
Our school based services will attempt to contact clients and conduct sessions via telehealth options when possible.
We will be utilizing Zoom technology which is HIPPA compliant and encrypted. Zoom can be accessed through cell phones, laptops, ipads and there are phone call-in options for those that do not have electronic capabilities. We are also helping some of our clients increase their data plans and electronic capabilities if necessary with funds from our Community Partners Program.
Thank you for your understanding and patience. We will continue to provide the best services possible to our clients and communities.
D. Scott Kelly, Executive Director
BASES Recovery Center