• March 24, 2019, 02:42:39 AM

Login with username, password and session length

Welcome to ILLINOIS PRISON TALK, www.illinoisprisontalk.org - A Family Support Forum and Information Center for those interacting with the Illinois Department of Corrections. IPT members are comprised of family/friends of inmates, prison reform activists, ex-offenders, prisoner rights advocates and others interested in the well-being of Illinois prisoners. We encourage open discussion but please be tolerant of other's opinions. This website is protected by Copyright 2006-2019. All rights reserved. There are some private forums that require registration, please register.

Author Topic: Mental Health  (Read 3289 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline TimeStandsStill

  • Moderator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1243
  • Karma: 40
Mental Health
« on: July 03, 2012, 11:38:33 PM »
Mental Health

Every individual who suffers from a mental condition has different circumstances that will require a unique set of services/level of care to address their specific needs.

The Division of Mental Health (DMH) provides a wide variety of services at all levels for adults and children throughout the state. These services are offered through hundreds of DMH partners called "Providers" (i.e. mental health clinics, agencies and hospitals). Providers serve as 'front doors' to enter the publicly funded system of mental health care.

Crisis Now

If you or someone you are concerned about are in a crisis state and at risk of harm to yourself, others, or property, or at risk of psychiatric hospitalization, you may exercise either of the following three options:

Call 911 (Police and fire department personnel are trained responders to situations involving mental health    issues.)
 
Go to the Emergency room at a local area hospital.
 
Contact the nearest provider of crisis psychiatric services.
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30893


Non-Emergency Mental Health Services

Use the DHS Office Locator to find the nearest Community Mental Health Center(s)
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?module=12

View the Providers/Partners for the Division of Mental Health
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=43695

TTY: (312) 814-5050.


Types of Mental Health Treatment

Types of Mental Health Treatment - A range of Mental Health Services are available depending upon your needs. Highly trained and qualified clinicians can then help you through the assessment process to determine your needs and possible care options.
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=32490


Programs/Services

Permanent Supportive Housing
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=38631

PSH Bridge Subsidy Program
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=42518

 
More Information & Resources

The "Say It Out Loud" campaign is simple, powerful and positive - check it out!
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=37802

Mental Health Brochures
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=31103

Consumers Focus Groups
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30422

Mental Health Region Maps (pdf)
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/OneNetLibrary/27897/documents/RegionalMaps.pdf

Mental Health Dictionary
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?module=0&type=0&item=30414
 
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=33520
 
Recovery Support Services
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=36696


Sorry, this topic is locked. Only admins and moderators can reply.