Chestnut Health Systems’ Medication Plus meets a growing need for persons who need medication for psychiatric concerns and who are on Medicaid.
Medication Plus is about efficiency and effectiveness – enabling adults ages 18 and older to receive multiple services in one appointment. No more appointments for different services on different days. All services are offered during a two-hour block of time.
- Psychiatric and Medication Services - Our professional psychiatric Nurse Practioner (APN) will provide a thorough evaluation and appropriate medication deemed necessary. Nursing staff are here to measure vital signs and wellness concerns.
- Assistance with Obtaining Benefits and Access to Resources Available - Our staff are here to help you with public aid, food stamps, Social Security, transportation, housing and access to other resources available in our community.
- Crisis Intervention - If you are experiencing a crisis, our staff will provide one-on-one Crisis Intervention during your Medication Plus visit. In addition, our Crisis hotline is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week 618.877.0316.
- Genoa Pharmacy - Chestnut Health Systems has a pharmacy onsite. Genoa Pharmacy is located at our Belleville and Granite City Illinois offices and can fill prescriptions while you wait.
Most patients are able to get an appointment within five to seven working days. We see clients on Fridays at either our Belleville or Granite City, Illinois location.
The initial visit may take up to two hours as trained staff evaluate the patient's needs and help establish goals to meet those needs. Follow up visits will require significantly less time.
New referrals are welcomed and Chestnut accepts new Medicaid clients. To make a referral, contact our Medication Plus Coordinator at 618.877.4420.