Mental Health Case Management (MHCM) is intended to assist individuals with mental illness in identifying and obtaining needed services such as mental health treatment, medication, Federal and State benefits, temporary and long term housing, medical appointment transportation, education, and employment. The case manager helps all eligible persons get linked with the services they need, but does not provide the services directly. This service promotes recovery and is based on ongoing support and trust between the case manager, the participant, and various service providers within the community.
Who is Eligible?
Adults age 18 or older diagnosed with a mental illness who have also experienced one or more of the following:
- Poor functioning in job, social, community, or family activities
- Repeat hospitalizations
- Multiple physical and/or mental disabilities
- Homeless or in danger of losing current residence
- Recent incarcerations or on parole or probation
Children/Adolescents age 18 or under diagnosed with a mental illness or serious emotional disturbance and:
- Poor functioning in family, school, or community activities;
- At risk for needing a higher level of care;
- Repeat hospitalizations;
- History of medication non-compliance
- Minimal support systems; and/or
- Danger of out of home placement
Mental Health Case Management is available to individuals who have medicaid or meet very limited uninsured guidelines. Mental Health Case Management is a voluntary program.
Below are links to several forms that are used in the Case Management program.
Adult - This form is to be submitted by providers to refer an adult to the program. Adult Adult
Child & Adolescent - This form is to be submitted by providers to refer a child or adolescent to the program. C&A C&A
Contact for this Program
Sarah Pinardi, LGPC
12501 Willowbrook Road S.E.
P.O. Box 1745
Cumberland, MD 21501-1745
Phone: (301) 759- 5070
Fax: (301) 777-5621