Category: serious emotional disturbance

Mental Health Treatment Options Expanded under Changes to Medicaid IMD Exclusion

National Association of Counties By Valerie Brankovic On November 13, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced new flexibility in the Medicaid program that would expand states’ treatment capacity for adults with serious mental illness (SMI) and children with serious emotional disturbance (SED). Under the new guidelines, states will be able to apply for …

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Apply Now: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Mental Health Awareness Training Program

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Center for Mental Health Services is accepting applications for FY 2018 Mental Health Awareness Training grants. The purpose of the program is to: (1) train individuals (e.g., school personnel, emergency first responders, law enforcement officers, veterans, armed services members and their families) to recognize the signs and symptoms …

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