ADULT REHABILITATIVE MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES (ARMHS)
Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services (ARMHS) is a program to help patients who have a mental illness function independently in their homes or places of residence. Services are provided in three areas: Basic Living and Social Skills, Community Intervention and Transitioning to Community Living.
ADULT REHABILITATIVE MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES (ARMHS) PROGRAM DETAILS
ARMHS is a program for individuals who have a mental health diagnosis and are on Medical Assistance or a Prepaid Medical Assistance Product.
Who is eligible?
▸ Clients ages 18 or older
▸ Clients who have received a recent diagnostic assessment by a qualified mental health professional that indicates ARMHS services are medically necessary
▸ Clients who have substantial disability and functional impairment in three or more areas, thus markedly reducing self-sufficiency
▸ Clients who have the cognitive capacity to engage in and benefit from rehabilitative services techniques and methods
▸ Clients who have Medical Assistance or a Prepaid Medical Assistance Product (contact, HHHC intake at 763-425-5959 for eligibility)
What can I expect?
- Our team will meet with you in your home or other community settings
- We can transport you to medical appointments and out into the community
- An ARMHS practitioner will meet with the you at least once a week for a minimum of two hours per week, up to 5 hours per week. If you have an urgent or intense need: you could be assessed for up to 10-15 hours per week (this isn’t intended for long term)
- You will continue to work with your ARMHS practitioner until your goals are met
- Our team of providers will work with your family and/or care team while you receive services from us, if requested
Basic living skills, ARMHS provides:
▸ Managing the symptoms of mental illness, finding providers, taking clients to appointments.
▸ Support in other areas of your life, such as:
- Managing a household
- Planning for employment
- Pursuing education
- Going to the food shelf or getting needed items in their home
- Helping with understanding bills and benefits so there isn’t any relapse in services
- Connecting and helping decrease isolation
- Preventing relapse
- Budgeting and shopping
- Developing a healthy lifestyle, including sleep and healthy meal planning
- Learning to get around the community, we can transport and also set up medical and Metro Mobility
- Monitoring use and effectiveness of medications, getting them connected with in-home providers
▸ Services provided individually or in groups focus on educating clients about mental illness and symptoms; the role and effects of medications in treating symptoms of mental illness; and the side effects of medications (psychoeducational)
Transition to Community Living, ARMHS can:
▸ Help with re-entering into community living after treatment, acute settings or hospital. ARMHS can go into these facilities to help you in transition.
Community Intervention, ARMHS can:
▸ Communicate opinions, thoughts and feelings, or key information with others
▸ Discover and use community resources to get needs met
▸ Get outside help to deal with a difficult situation, finding areas of joy, purpose and meaning