Montgomery County Benefit Plan
The ADAMHS Board pays for many mental health and addiction services. Your treatment team will work to determine those services that fit your needs and assist with your recovery.
Not all services are available to all clients and some services are limited in number of visits. These will be put into place starting November 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.
On this page is the descriptions of Non-Medicaid service benefits.
Please talk this over with your treatment team to see if this may affect you.
If you have questions about the services listed in your Individual Service Plan, talk them over with your treatment professional at your provider agency.
Mental Health Services
The ADAMHS Board pays for mental health services provided at many agencies.
Examples of Mental Health Services available:
Community Psychiatric Support
Individual and Group Counseling
Between November 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012, if it is in your Individual Service Plan, you are eligible for:
- 104 hours of Community Psychiatric Support
- 24 hours of Pharmacologic Management
- 52 hours of Counseling
- 2 hours of Assessment by Physician
- 4 hours of Assessment (Non-Physician)
- 60 days of Partial Hospitalization
- 90 days of Residential Treatment
- 21 days of Temporary Housing
Alcohol & Other Drug Services
The ADAMHS Board pays for services to help persons with drug and alcohol abuse and addiction.
Examples of Alcohol and Drug Services available:
Beginning November 1, 2011, if you are over 21 and it is in your Individual Service Plan, you are eligible for a combination of these services for a total of 30 hours a week: Group and Individual Counseling, Case Management, and Medical/Somatic.
Between November 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012, if it is in your Individual Service Plan, you are eligible for 90 days of Room and Board in a treatment facility.
At-Risk Youth Interactive Training Available For High School Educators
Free online interactive training is now available to high school teachers and staff in Montgomery County. The Kognito At-Risk Interactive Online Gatekeeper Training assists school personnel in recognizing and responding to the mental health needs of their students. ....More
Recognizing Mental Health Disorders in Youth
The National Council for Behavioral Health is offering an evidence-based training program to help citizens identify mental health problems in young people, intervene in mental health crises, and connect youth with care.
The program, Youth Mental Health First Aid, focused on youth 12 to 25 years, is being rolled out across the country after a year-long pilot. The adult Mental Health First Aid program has been delivered to more than 80,000 Americans through a network of 2,500+ instructors. The youth version provides an ideal forum to engage communities in discussing the signs and symptoms of mental illness, the prevalence of mental health disorders, the effectiveness of treatment and how to engage troubled young people in services.
Researchers Outline Effective Strategies to Prevent Teen Depression and Suicide
Untreated depression is one of the leading causes of teen suicide, and signs of depression can also be a warning that a teen is contemplating suicide. In an article published this week in the quarterly journal The Prevention Researcher, University of Cincinnati researchers are describing how positive connections can help offset these tragedies.
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Even Moderate Drinking in Pregnancy Can Affect a Child's IQ
Relatively small levels of exposure to alcohol while in the womb can influence a child's IQ, according to a new study led by researchers from the universities of Bristol and Oxford using data from over 4,000 mothers and their children in the Children of the 90s study (ALSPAC) and published November 14 in PLOS ONE.