Treatment Options

Supportive Treatment Information

Just as medication is a foundation of mental health recovery, supportive treatments can help people like you living with serious mental health conditions, like schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder. Supportive treatments, such as psychotherapy and safe housing, help people deal with everyday challenges wherever they are on their recovery journey to

Stay healthy

Work toward
achieving goals

Find additional
support

What Supportive Treatments Are Available?

There are many different supportive options and programs available. Being informed may help you find supportive treatments you feel comfortable with. Having a plan in place can also help you get the most out of your treatment and recovery journey.

Supportive Treatment Options May Include:

  • Going to talk therapy
  • Attending support groups
  • Participating in Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Teams
  • Engaging in peer-to-peer counseling
  • Finding safe and stable housing
  • Getting employment or vocational (job) counseling
  • Training in daily living and social skills
  • Staying active (going to the gym, out for a walk, or to the library)

Print out and use the Choosing the Right Services for You worksheet to help you decide what supportive treatments and services might be right for you. Plus, there are organizations and groups where you can find additional support.

What’s next?

Strategies for Success