Envision One will provide skill building and training services for individuals with a diagnosis of mental illness that causes symptoms and impairments of distress and disabilities, respectively, in their normal day to day functioning, such as safety, activities of daily living, use of community resources, nutrition, physical condition, improvement of behaviors related to health, self-care, employment, and medication adherence, so that individuals may achieve and maintain community stability and independence. Mental Health Support / Mental Health Skill Building services will be provided to service recipients ages 18 and older with a significant mental illness diagnosis of behavioral and psychiatric disorders.
Prospective service recipients must meet all of the following criteria on a continuing or intermittent basis in order to be eligible for adult mental health skill building services:
- Must have a qualifying mental health diagnosis (psychotic disorder, major depressive disorder – recurrent, or bipolar disorder I or II). Other disorders (such as, but not limited to PTSD and anxiety disorders) may qualify if a physician determines it is a serious mental illness that results in a severe and recurrent disability that produces functional limitations in major life activities and the individual requires individualized training in order to achieve or maintain independent living in the community.
- Has a history of prior treatment for a qualifying mental health diagnosis (psychiatric hospitalization, residential treatment, residential crisis stabilization, PACT or ICT services, RTC-level C placement, or TDO evaluation due to mental health decompensation).
- Has a prescription for an anti-psychotic, mood stabilizing, or anti-depressant medication within twelve month of the assessment date, unless a physician documents that such medication is medically contraindicated.
- Requires individualized training in acquiring basic living skills, such as symptom management; adherence to psychiatric and medication treatment plans; development and appropriate use of social skills and personal support system; personal hygiene; food preparation and maintaining adequate nutrition; or money management.
- If an individual is under the age of 21, they must be in an independent living situation or transferring into one within six months.