What is a CMHC?

CMHC is serving a very specific population/specific set of services/specific state mandate that’s unique and different from services available in any old setting; high level of need.

National Council Policy Road Map

The National Council for Mental Wellbeing is focused on 5 essential objectives that represent the greatest opportunity to improve the health and well-being of the entire nation.

  1. Change the Model: CCBHCs in all 50 states
  2. Respond to the addiction crisis – Invest $100 Billion in federal funds by 2030
  3. Strengthen the field: Workforce Development – Train enough workers to fully meet the demand for services by 2030
  4. Strengthen the Parity Law – Acieve the full promise of Parity by 2025
  5. Expand Mental Health First Aid – Train 4 million adults and 4.5 million public high school students by 2025

440 IAC 4.1-1-1: Contimuum of Care

  1. Individualized treatment planning
  2. 24 hour crisis intervention
  3. Case management
  4. Out patient service including:
    • Intensive outpatient services
    • Substance abuse services
    • Counseling and treatment
  5. Acute stabilization services including detox
  6. Residential services
  7. Day Treatment
  8. Family support services
  9. Medication evaluation and monitoring
  10. Services to prevent unnecessary and inappropriate hospitalizations and deprivation of person’s liberty

Community Engagement (Marion County)

  • Over 150 Community Engagements
    • CMHC representation or sponsorship for community events, planning meetings, public presentations, etc
    • All centers participate in Indianapolis HUMS project
  • 86 grants totaling $12.6 Million annually
    • Many designated for Homelessness, Mental Health, Addiction, Integrated Care, and COVID responding.
  • Crisis Response
    • To Schools, Businesses, Governmental units, etc
  • $ 22,183,612 in charity care provided
  • Housing Initiatives = 683 units

CMHCs Provide Community-Based Care