Case Management: Mental Health, Transition Linkage And Aftercare

Services that provide coordination, support and advocacy for consumers who have multiple needs such as mental health, vocational, educational, child welfare and other community services, and require assistance in obtaining them. Assistance in making an effective transition to a living arrangement consistent with the consumer's welfare and development.

Definition

An evidence-based model of treatment/services that provides an inclusive array of community-based mental health and supportive services for adults (18 years of age and older) with serious and persistent mental illness or co-occurring mental health and medical or alcohol/substance abuse disorders. It requires an intensive integrated package of services, provided by a multi-disciplinary team of professionals over an extended period of time.

To Get Help

Contact the nearest Community Mental Health Center (CMHC) by

In life threatening, emergency or crisis situations call 911. Hospitals, police, and fire department personnel are trained responders to situations involving mental health issues.