Mental Health Skill Building

Mental Health Skill-Building Services (MHSS) is a person-centered program enabling individuals to achieve and maintain community stability and independence in a least restrictive environment. Our affiliates/partners treatment model trains individuals to develop independent living skills such as maintaining personal hygiene, adequate nutrition, managing finances, medication management, mental stability and maintaining physical condition. Individuals eligible for this service may have a dual diagnosis of a mental illness and intellectual disability, or mental illness and substance use disorder. Mental Health Skill-Building Services can be a key component to enhance the community and individuals' lives.

Client Eligibility

- Medicaid recipient with a mental health diagnosis (i.e. depression, schizophrenia)

- Prescribed psychotropic medication in the last 12months, (even if non-compliant).

- Recent or history of psychiatric hospitalizations.

- Impairment in major life activities—to include daily living skills

- In need of assistance to develop and maintain community stability and independence.

- Difficulty with interpersonal relationships, isolation, and the ability to recognize personal danger or inappropriate social behavior.

- Have received repeated interventions from mental health services, social services, or the judicial system