Mental Health Community Support Service (MHCSS) means the provision of recovery-oriented services to individuals with long-term, severe mental illness.
MHCSS includes skills training and assistance in accessing and effectively utilizing services and supports that are essential to meeting the needs identified in the individualized services plan, and development of environmental supports necessary to sustain active community living independently as possible. MHCSS is provided in any setting in which the individual's needs can be addressed, skills training applied, and recovery experienced. Staff works directly with the individual 1-5 times per week providing person centered support and training identified in the individual’s treatment plan.
Training includes but is not limited to:
Destiny’s target population is primarily adults who demonstrate a DSM V Axis I Mental Health diagnosis, lack independent living skills and are experiencing difficulty in establishing or maintaining normal interpersonal relation-ships to such a degree that they are at risk of hospitalization, homelessness, or isolation from social support.