access and consumer rights
Assessing Frederick County's service needs and planning
the implementation of a system that meets these needs
Financial and fiscal accountability including the
approval of claims and payments
Resolution of complaints, grievances, and
Program evaluation and monitoring
Quality improvement and outcome measurement
Increasing public awareness and reducing the stigma of
MHMA monitors $12 million in
public funds for direct services in Frederick County, as
Services, including psychiatric
evaluations, diagnostic interviews, individual and group therapy,
family counseling, medication management, psychological testing and
including professional services provided in a
Rehabilitation Programs provide
rehabilitation and support to individuals to develop and enhance
community and independent living skills. These services are
provided at an agency's day program or "off-site" at individuals'
residences or other community site.
Residential Rehabilitation Programs services provide housing and appropriate staff
support for individuals with serious and persistent mental illness
or "off-site" at individuals' residences or other community
are provided on a short-term
basis in a community setting. The services are designed to
assist the individual's home caregiver to maintain the individuals
in the home by temporarily freeing the caregiver from the
responsibility of supervision.
Vocational Services involve assessment, entitlements counseling, job placement
and ongoing employment support (at the job site or off-site)
for individuals who need these supports to obtain and maintain
Crisis Services provide short, intensive mental health and support services
(including residential) in the community. Services are
provided to avert hospitalization and prevent future psychological
deterioration and avoid injury to self or to others.
Case Management includes assessment of the individual's needs, planning,
coordination of services, monitoring the utilization of services and
advocacy on behalf of the individual.
Mobile Treatment Services provide assertive outreach, treatment and support to
individuals who are homeless and/or are unable to access more
traditional forms of outpatient treatment.