Mental Health Services - Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Deaf Mental Health Services & Housing
726 2nd St NE, Minneapolis, MN, 55413
Distance: 516 Miles
Deaf Mental Health Services (DMHS) offers a variety of coordinated services and interpreters for adults who are deaf or hard of hearing or deaf-blind, use or want to use sign language as their primary mode of communication and who experience a mental illness. This program is culturally and linguistically accessible to this population.
Provides both inpatient, drop-in or in-home health services, they have a wide system of care, helping individuals dually find support within the deaf community
The DMHS Drop-In Center offers educational groups, peer support, social activities.
Area Served by County
- Anoka County
- Dakota County
- Hennepin County
- Assistance with community resources
- Medicaid (Medical Assistance)
- Deaf or hard-of-hearing
- Mental health
Age 18+ in Anoka, Dakota, Hennepin, and Ramsey counties who are hard of hearing, deaf, and deaf-blind.
Case management services require that an individual either have a mental health diagnosis or a vulnerability that requires Adult Protection Services.
DMHS Drop-in Center
The applicant or any professional or family/personal support member involved with the applicant can make a referral to DMHS drop-in center. To apply, the applicant simply needs to visit the staff at the center and fill out a brief information form with one of the staff.
DMHS Outreach Services
Referrals to Outreach services can be made by the applicant, or any professional or family/personal support member involved with the applicant.
The individual's eligibility for the program is determined through a process which includes:
* The completion of an intake form, diagnostic assessment, functional assessment and individual treatment plan
* A visit with the applicant at their residence or at DMHS
* An interview with the Program Director and/or Mental Health Practitioner
Most of the programs are covered by Medical Assistance through the Community Access for Disability Inclusion (CADI) Waiver, Brain Injury (BI) Waiver, or the Developmental Disabilities (DD) Waiver and other financial assistance programs.
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Taxonomy Terms Used: Clicking a taxonomy term from the list below launches a new search.
RM-6500.5000Mental Health Drop In Centers Definition
Programs that provide an alternative, nonresidential environment for people who have mental, emotional or social problems and which may offer recreational activities, socialization, individual or group counseling, mutual support group meetings, information and referral or other similar services. Included are centers that are staffed by consumers of psychiatric services as well as centers that are managed by professional staff.
RP-6400.8000-660.15Clubhouse Model Psychiatric Rehabilitation Definition
Voluntary, person-centered membership programs for people with a history of mental illness that offer social, recreational, prevocational and vocational rehabilitation services within the context of a supportive and structured environment where members can be involved in meaningful activities which help them regain a sense of self-worth, purpose and confidence and enhance their ability to sustain independent living. Members establish their own schedules within an ordered day, choose the activities they will regularly participate in, and are actively engaged and supported by staff and other members in the activities and tasks they have chosen. Services provided through the group experience of the ordered day include a wide array of skill development activities and training designed to assist the member to gain control of debilitative aspects of their illness, acquire personal and social competencies, and establish and navigate environmental support systems. Also included are clubhouse model programs for other populations such as people with brain injuries.
TJ-6500.6300Outreach Programs Definition
Organizations that make an effort to increase the availability and utilization of community services by specific target populations by providing direct services for targeted individuals in their homes or other convenient locations or by making special efforts to ensure that a particular group is aware of available services and encouraged to participate. Included are programs that do outreach regarding their own services as well as those which encourage a target population to use a wide variety of services.
YB-8000Older Adults Definition
Individuals who are age 50, 55, 60, 62 or 65 or older depending on the minimum age for qualifying as an older adult which varies by program.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
Partial or complete hearing loss, generally in the severe to profound range, that is present at birth or occurs later in life. Functionally, individuals who are termed "deaf" are unable to hear well enough to rely on their hearing and use it as a means of processing information.
YF-3200.3000Hard of Hearing Definition
A mild to moderate hearing loss that may be congenital or occur in the prelingual period but is not of sufficient severity to preclude the development of some spoken language; or which is acquired later in life after speech has been developed. Functionally, individuals who are termed "hard of hearing" have some hearing, are able to use it for communication purposes, and feel reasonably comfortable doing so.
YF-5000Mental Illness/Emotional Disabilities Definition
An alteration in thinking, mood or behavior or some combination of those that either creates distress or interferes with people's relationships or their ability function.
A disability that is characterized by a combination of hearing and visual impairments.