Medical Counseling

The Medical Social Service Department at Highland Hospital offers a number of important counseling services:

  • The Sexual Assault Response Team at Highland Hospital’s Emergency Department is available 24 hours a day to assist sexual assault victims. These patients receive priority care by a staff member who has specialized training in their care and treatment.
  • The Domestic Violence Program provides crisis intervention, advocacy, counseling, information and referral services, anger management and support groups.
  • Our staff of medical social workers is trained to help with social and emotional crisis intervention and referrals. We can provide help coping with illness and other life stressors; with end of life issues and bereavement; with abuse, neglect, violence; mental health needs; community service referrals.

Each service is staffed by professionals holding masters degree in social work with experience finding solutions to a variety of complex social service issues.