Conveniently located in the Uptown area of Dallas, Legacy Counseling Center provides affordable, quality mental healthcare and emotional support services to hundreds of men and women challenged with HIV or AIDS. The center offers individual, group, and family counseling by fully licensed professionals. The agency also provides a 24-hour emergency hotline available to anyone facing suicidal or other crisis situations related to their diagnosis or current medical condition.
SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROGRAM
A specialized practice of the Counseling Center, the Substance Abuse Program provides both intensive and supportive outpatient substance abuse treatments as well as ongoing relapse prevention services for HIV-positive individuals struggling with alcoholism and other chemical dependency issues. The program educates clients about drug abuse and its effect on HIV and AIDS in both group and individual therapeutic sessions.
Opened in 1996, Legacy Founders Cottage is a licensed, seven-room special-care facility in a cozy, homelike environment for people living with AIDS in critical stages of their illness who require 24-hour supervised care. Both hospice and home healthcare services are available to residents based on individual needs, and all meals are prepared in-house by staff and volunteers to meet the unique needs and desires of individual residents.