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 COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH                                  706-544-3590

Located on the 4th floor of the hospital, OMHS provides psychiatric and psychosocial evaluations, counseling, and psychotherapy. This service provides direct appointments and walk-ins for active duty soldiers only. Retirees and dependents are seen as space available. Mental status evaluations, stress management education, suicide prevention education, chapter evaluations, and individual and group counseling are provided. The service provides command consultation, stress control classes and critical incident debriefing.

 SMOKING CESSATION                                                706-544-1255/3173

Staff members from the hospital's Internal Medicine Clinic and Family Practice Clinic conduct regular programs and support group meetings. Programs are offered during the day and at night. They have an impressive record freeing patients from this potentially deadly habit.

 ARMY SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROGRAM                                          706-544-3590

The hospital is very proud of the fine reputation of the Army Substance Abuse Program, the first of its kind to be accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. This service is located in Bldg. 324.

This service provides care for soldiers, retirees, DOD civilians and all family members through evaluation, treatment, testing, and education. Army policy ensures career protection for soldiers and civilians who seek treatment for problems with alcohol and other drugs. Self-referral to the program is highly encouraged by the chain of command.

Treatment in the form of detoxification, individual and group counseling, and medical management is maintained in the strictest of confidence. Call to review your options.

 SOCIAL WORK SERVICES                                                      706-545-1661

Located in Building 2625 in Soldier's Plaza. This service includes:

SOCIAL WORK SERVICES


 DISCHARGE PLANNING                                               706-544-4418/1345

Discharge Planning is provided to all inpatients eligible for treatment at Martin Army Community Hospital. Services are provided on the ward or in the Discharge Planning offices within the hospital setting, depending on patient's condition. This service is provided to patients ranging from infants to geriatrics. Effective discharge planning coordinates the management of patient/family needs to ensure optimal preparation for the patient's departure from the hospital. Patients may be referred to other resources within the hospital or the civilian community when appropriate. The staff provides follow-up services to ensure discharged patients have made the adjustment to their home and are progressing well.



 EXCEPTIONAL FAMILY MEMBER PROGRAM                            706-544-1133

Located at Martin Army Community Hospital in room 175-65, EFMP is an Army program which ensures appropriate care is available for family members with special educational, physical, or mental health care needs.

Soldiers are required to enroll their exceptional family member(s) to ensure assistance in obtaining the best possible assignment so that the needs of the family member can be met.

It is Army policy to assign soldiers with exceptional family members to areas where their families' needs can be met; soldiers remain eligible for worldwide deployment.

Permanent Change of Station (PCS) screening is normally done by appointment. Please call as soon as you become aware of a pending overseas or stateside movement. For further information, call the EFMP office.

For more information visit the US Army Medical Department EFMP website at http://efmp.amedd.army.mil.



 EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAM                                   706-545-3835

The Early Intervention Program (EIP) is co-located with the EFMP Office in Building 392. This service provides evaluations and treatment for developmentally delayed children ages birth to 36-months and coordinates specialized care, if required.



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