Sitting in a group session at Community Friendship, Inc. in downtown Atlanta, Ashley Smith says, "I've really come a long way from where I was to now. I feel more confident in myself; more able to share my diagnosis with others because of the support and my experiences." Read more and view video
Community Friendship, Inc. (CFI) currently holds accreditation from CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) in the following areas: Case Management, Community Housing, Community Integration, Supported Living, Community Employment Services, Comprehensive Vocational Evaluation Services and Employee Development Services.
CARF is an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services providers in the areas of Aging Services, Behavioral Health, Child and Youth Services, Durable Medical Equipment, Employment and Community Services, Medical Rehabilitation, Opioid Treatment Programs and Vision Rehabilitation Services. CARF assists providers in improving the quality of their services by applying sets of quality standards during a consultative on-site survey.
to people living with mental illness.
CFI Provides Support For Recovery
The first step in treating a mental illness is recognizing that something is not right. The second step is getting help. These two steps may in fact be the hardest part of the recovery process. Read More
In celebration of Community Friendship, Inc's 45th Anniversary in serving the Atlanta community, Former First Lady and Carter Center Founder Rosalynn Carter addressed the importance of mental health community services, the impact of stigma and the huge strides made regarding mental health recovery and treatment. See more photos and read more
Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter CFI Keynote Speaker
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