Who is eligible for MHCM?
Eligible individuals are those requiring intensive, assertive assistance in accessing services that will foster their emotional well being toward greater independence. Individuals referred should meet specific diagnostic criteria, display impaired role functioning over a period of time resulting from mental illness, and have a history of utilizing restrictive services.
Adults: Must voluntarily choose to participate, be 18 years or older, with chronic mental illness, have limited financial resources, and is a resident of Frederick County.
Children and Adolescents: Parent/guardian must voluntarily choose for them to participate, they must be under 18, be diagnosed with or suspected of having a mental disorder, display impaired role function, and be at risk for needing a higher level of care without the delivery of necessary services.
How do I make a referral?
- Complete Referral Form for Mental Health Case Management
- Include a copy of the Uniform Treatment Plan (UTP) and a social history.
- Mail to: Mental Health Case Management, Frederick County Department of Social Services, 100 East All Saints Street, P.O. Box 237, Frederick, MD 21705 or Fax to: 301-600-2639 or call 301-600-2635.