A Behavioral Health Home is not a physical location, it is a team of professionals, working in tandem with your child’s primary care physician, dedicated to ensuring your child has the best possible care for their unique needs. The team includes:
Your child’s BHH team is a group of professionals dedicated to working together. This program is suited for children who benefit from comprehensive coordination of their physical and mental health care. The BHH team will communicate easily with each facet of your child’s health care team. Families should plan to see their care coordinator at least once a month. A BHH team can provide peer supports, coordinate health care services, provide education about your child’s diagnosis, develop treatment plans, complete referrals, advocate for educational accommodations, provide options for therapeutic services, help with goal setting, and more. BHH services include:
Youth up to age 21 with MaineCare (or under age 19 with Katie Beckett waiver) with a primary mental health diagnosis, autism, intellectual disability, or developmental disorder.
This is a summary of your rights as a recipient of community based services under the Rights of Recipients of Mental Health Services. You have a right to obtain a full copy of the rights from The Progress Center or from the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Child and Family Services Children’s Behavioral Health Services 11 SHS Augusta, Maine 04333-0011, Tel # (207) 624-7900, TTY #: 1-800-606-0215. If you are deaf or do not understand English, an interpreter will be made available to you so that you can understand your rights.