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Eligibility & Admissions Criteria: Adults


Psychiatric Rehabilitation services for adults facilitate the individual’s recovery and develop or restore independent living and social skills, including the individual’s ability to make decisions regarding: self-care management of illness, life, work, and community participation; and promote the use of resources to integrate the individual into the community.  Services may be provided in an on-site facility, or in a setting most conducive to promoting the participation of the individual in community life.

Clients enrolled in the program will have a range of mental health challenges as designated by their documented diagnosis and history of treatment.  All adults served by the WIN Team PRP must be in need of services to support their healthy functioning in the greater community.  In addition to meeting the requirements of “medical necessity” as defined by the Maryland Public Mental Health System (PMHS), referred clients must also be eligible to receive Medical Assistance in the state of Maryland.

All referred adult clients must:

  • Have a PMHS Specialty Mental Health DSM-IV-TR diagnosis
  • Meet the diagnostic criteria and functional limitations of MHA’s priority population.
  • Have an impairment that results in either:
    • A clear, current threat to the individual’s ability to live in his or her customary setting;
    • An inability to maintain employment or attend school without support; or
    • An inability to manage the effects of the individual’s mental illness.
  • Have a clinical condition that requires an integrated program of rehabilitation services to develop and restore independent living skills to support the individual’s recovery.
  • Be concurrently engaged in outpatient mental health treatment.
  • OPTIONAL – Reside in a RRP and require PRP services.
  • Present clinical evidence (licensed therapist recommendation) that less intensive treatment will not be sufficient to prevent clinical deterioration. The individual’s impairment(s) can be expected to stabilize at the PRP level of care.