DISC Village, Inc. is engaged in providing a comprehensive array of alcohol, drug and mental health rehabilitative services to residents in the Northwest Florida-Leon, Gadsden, Wakulla, Liberty, Jefferson, Franklin, Taylor, and Madison Counties. Through coordination with the State Attorney’s Office, Public Defender and Leon County Jail, consumers are referred to DISC Village for substance abuse and/or dual diagnosis disorders. DISC Village utilizes identification and engagement strategies for consumers in need of assistance that are individualized through a thorough intake and assessment process.
Dependent upon the consumer needs, DISC Village will appropriate place or work with community service providers to assist in obtaining the appropriate assistance for a consumer. Of the many substance abuse and dual diagnosis programs at DISC Village, the Leveraging Interventions for Transformations program works with incarcerated and post-released men and women to provide educational and job related services.
Since the program inception in 2010, LIFT has assisted over 192 consumers with and average success rate of 85% for job placement, job attainment, and/or post-secondary educational placement and completion. Of the consumers who have participated and completed the program, less than 30% have been re-arrested and more than 95% of the consumers who have participated and completed the LIFT program have remained engaged, participate and seek the assistance of the LIFT program after being released from incarceration.