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:
Physical or sexual abuse
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder