ARMHS

Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services

Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services (ARMHS) support clients in learning skills in the community. The goals of the ARMHS program are to support, assist, instruct, and/or educate clients in strengthening basic social and living skills essential to fostering mental health recovery and managing the demands of independent, community-based living.

An eligible recipient is an individual who: is age 18 or older; is diagnosed with a medical condition, such as mental illness or traumatic brain injury, and rehabilitative services are needed. ARMHS services are provided by mental health professionals, mental health practitioners, and mental health rehabilitation workers who are trained and experienced in providing treatment to adults with mental illness. ARMHS providers assist individuals in the community with:

  • Community services utilization, finding mental health/medical/dental providers, legal issues.
  • Healthy lifestyle skills and practices, personal hygiene, memory and scheduling skills.
  • Communication and relationship skills, parenting, self-advocacy, social and leisure functioning.
  • Household management skills, organization, cleaning, set up, and home safety.
  • Budgeting and money management skills, obtaining and maintaining financial assistance.
  • Mental illness/chemical dependency symptom management, relapse prevention, crisis intervention.
  • Medication monitoring and education.
  • Transition to community living from facility or hospital.
  • Community services utilization, finding mental health/medical/dental providers, legal issues.
  • Transportation skills, community orientation, and safety.
  • Cooking skills, meal planning, grocery shopping skills, nutrition and diet.
  • Employment or school related skills.