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Mental Health Skill Building

Mental Health Skill – Building is a person-centered program for adults (21 and older) who suffer from mental illness and lack basic living skills. This service provides training for those individuals as it relates to their health and safety, activities of daily living, etc. Mental Health Skill – Building is intended to enable individuals with mental illnesses to achieve and maintain community stability in the most appropriate, least restrictive environment.

Our team helps to create a specialized treatment plan with goals that are specific to the individuals’ needs, focusing on managing psychiatric symptoms and developing consistent medication management.

Mental Health Skill-Building services strives to help improve individuals’ quality of life and alleviate distress.

Admission Criteria

  1. Individual must be age 21 or older
  2. Individual has Medicaid insurance coverage
  3. Individual must demonstrate a clinical necessity for the service arising from a condition due to mental, behavioral, or emotional illness that results in significant functional impairments in major life activities.
  4. Individual must have a qualifying mental health diagnosis (psychotic disorder, major depressive disorder – recurrent, or bipolar disorder I or II).
  5. Individual must have a prior history of qualifying mental health treatment.
  6. Individual has had a prescription for an anti-psychotic, mood stabilizing, or anti-depressant medication within the past year.