Individuals with a primary mental health diagnosis resulting in significant functional impairment in their ability to manage basic independent living as evidence by at least TWO of the following on a continuing or intermittent basis:
• Have difficulty in establishing or maintaining normal interpersonal relationships to such a degree that they are at risk of hospitalization or homelessness because of conflicts with family or community.
• Require help in basic living skills, such as maintaining personal hygiene,
preparing food and maintaining adequate nutrition, or managing finances to
such a degree that health or safety is jeopardized.
• Exhibit such inappropriate behavior that repeated interventions by the mental health, social services, or judicial system are necessary.
• Exhibit difficulty in cognitive ability such that they are unable to recognize personal danger or significantly inappropriate social behavior.
• In order to receive Psychosocial Rehabilitation services, the individual must meet ONE of the criteria listed below.
The individual must:
• Have experienced long-term or repeated psychiatric hospitalizations
• Lack daily living skills and interpersonal skills
• Have a limited or non-existent support system
• Be unable to function in the community without intensive intervention
• Require long-term services to be maintained in the community
• Individuals with these documented characteristics and needs meet the eligibility requirements for participation in the program.