When you begin to navigate the maze of mental health resources it can be difficult. There are many services available in the area of mental health and addiction. It can be a very scary process if you don’t know where to turn. It’s important to consult with a professional about mental health resources. They are most often better equipped to steer you in the right direction than someone who might not have the right training.There are many different therapies that could be useful. There are many situations that influence what the right therapy for you our your loved one is.
According to The US Department of Health and Human Services, all state Medicaid Programs provide some mental health services.They also might offer substance use disorder services to beneficiaries. Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) beneficiaries receive a full service array. These services often include counseling, therapy, medication management, social work services, peer supports, and substance use disorder treatment. While states determine which of these services to cover for adults. Medicaid and CHIP require that children enrolled in Medicaid receive a wide range of medically necessary services, including mental health services.
For additional information on Medicaid and mental health and substance use disorder services, visit: Medicaid’s website.
Please Note: When you are dealing with a mental illness or addiction issue and there is an emergency situation that arises, please call the appropriate authorities immediately.