Decatur, Georgia Services
Men and Women for Human Excellence, Inc. (MWFHE) were incorporated in the State of Georgia on October 17, 2013. In January of 2014, MWFHE officially launched our emergency shelter and transitional housing programs in Decatur, GA for unaccompanied homeless adult males and females. On January 5, 2015 MWFHE became licensed to provide Drug Abuse Treatment and Educational Services for adults 18 and over in the state of Georgia. With our license to provide substance abuse treatment, we are now able to offer individual and group therapy sessions to the residents in our Emergency Shelter and Transitional Housing programs.
As part of the effort of MWFHE to service the homeless population in DeKalb County, GA we are initiating the MWFHE Homeless Project. The MWFHE Homeless Project has two programs; Emergency Shelter Program; and the Transitional Housing Program. To that end, we have completed applications for funding to the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) Balance of State Continuum of Care (BoS CoC) Emergency Solutions Grants Program to provide emergency shelter and transitional housing for unaccompanied homeless adults in DeKalb County, GA.
MWFHE are continuing to build and grow our Outpatient Drug Abuse Treatment and Educational Services at our treatment location 1026 Holcombe Road, Suite C, Decatur, GA 30032.
Our mission is to help stabilize and empower recovering individuals who are burdened with thoughts and behaviors that are self destructive. We facilitate this by enlisting them into a holistic person – first, strength – based, recovery oriented program with a well rounded network of support mechanisms that enable them to gain and maintain a stable and progressive lifestyle. MWFHE, Inc., focus is to provide people in recovery an atmosphere of structure, love, guidance, and a safe environment for growth and development. MWFHE’s aim is to keep on the path that was blazed by the visions and capacity for love that our Co-Founder Kenny Ali (1957-2011) exhibited when MWFHE was first established.
MWFHE, Inc. provides services to individuals and families who have a history of chemical abuse | dependence and | or mental health challenges. All individuals that we encounter through walk-ins, outreach, or referrals who are age 18 years or older regardless of race, religion, gender, sexual preference or national origin, we screen and assess for admission into our program. MWFHE operates on the premise that all persons seeking recovery are resilient and have special attributes that they can utilize in the recovery process. Our target population has varied backgrounds and past experiences, and possess in array of strength that must be accessed in order to promote their recovery, empowerment and a chance at achieving their hopes, dreams and aspirations.
What We Offer
MWFHE, Inc., seeks to strengthen, empower and inspire individuals through holistic person – first, strength – based recovery program in the areas of:
- Drug | Alcohol Services (State Licensed)
- Residential Housing
- Case Management Services
- Medication Assisted Treatment (MATs) Program
The Drug and Alcohol Recovery Program provides two levels of care. Intensive Outpatient (IOP) services and Outpatient (OP) services. IOP service is the highest level of care, which includes a one-hour individual therapy session per week and three 3-hour group therapy sessions per week. The less intensive OP service includes a one-hour individual therapy session per week and two 2-hour group therapy sessions per week.
Through the screening and assessment process, some individuals show indications of meeting criteria that point towards a mental health diagnosis. MWFHE Mental Health professional are available to assess individuals to begin the recovery process for issues related to their mental health in direct response to the growing need to provide housing for the individuals who are entering into recovery, Men & Woman for Human Excellence, Inc. provides housing for those individuals with housing units for both men and women.
MWFHE has a menu of support services, which the person in recovery can select from to augment their personal recovery experience. Included are:
- Anger Management Training
- Men & Women Support Groups
- Women’s Support Group
- Peer Specialist Group
- Faith-Based Spirituality Group
- Life Skills Training
- Domestic Violence Forum
- Tai Chi