Mental Health Skill-Building
Adult: (18 and over)
Services designed to meet the needs of clients experiencing difficulties due to emotional, behavioral and mental health issues. Service includes efficient delivery of:
- Assist in overcoming emotional and behavioral barriers to vocational success.
- Training in community living skills.
- Monitoring of housing, financial, medical, educational, rehabilitative and psychiatric services
- Training opportunities to promote and encourage healthy leisure activities
Who is eligible for MHSS?
Individuals eligible for MHSS must demonstrate a clinical necessity due to a mental, behavioral, or emotional disturbance that results in major life activities impairment. Individuals must have a qualifying mental health diagnosis (Psychotic disorder, major depressive disorder-recurrent, or bipolar disorder I or II). The individual has had some type of residential treatment such as: Psychiatric hospitalization, residential crisis stabilization, Intensive Community Treatment (ICT) or Program of Assertive Community Treatment (PACT) services, placement in a psychiatric residential treatment facility (TRC Level C) or TDO evaluation as a result of decompensation related to serious mental illness. Lastly, in the last the 12 months the individual has been prescribed anti-psychotic, mood stabilizing, or anti-depressant medication.
MHSS is for adults experiencing but not limited to:
- Substance abuse
- Physical or sexual abuse
- Bipolar Disorder
- Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Self-harming behaviors
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Mood Swings