Hiawatha Valley offers various services in the community to assist individuals experiencing mental health issues. Services promote independent living and are intended to develop a skills set for individuals to live the most healthy, productive lives possible.
Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services (ARMHS) are rehabilitative and enable the recipient to develop and enhance psychiatric stability, social competencies, personal and emotional adjustment, and independent living and community skills, when these abilities are impaired by the symptoms of mental illness.
Since 2002, Hiawatha Valley has been offering ARMHS Services. These can be provided on an individual basis or in a group setting. Also referred to as the Rehab Option, this program is a Medical Assistance billable service consisting of skill building training in independent living skills, social skills, and medication education.
Hiawatha Valley Mental Health Center is currently certified by DHS to provide ARMHS services in Winona, Wabasha and Houston Counties.
Adult Mental Health Targeted Case Management services are designed to help adults with serious and persistent mental illness in gaining access to needed medical, social, educational, vocational, and other necessary services as they relate to the client’s mental health needs. Case Management Services help the individual to accomplish the individual’s goals and recovery, address needs, and support the individual’s self-sufficiency and participation in community life.
To be eligible for services an individual must:
- Be an adult 18 and older
- Be an eligible enrollee in Minnesota Health Care Programs
- Be referred to HVMHC by his/her county of financial responsibility
A case manager assists an individual in:
- identifying goals, strengths and needs;
- planning with the individual what services and community resources might helping the individual to accomplish the goals (such as health care coverage, affordable housing, medical/dental/vision services, financial benefits, support groups, social clubs and organization, vocational training programs);
- helping refer (and often accompany) the individual to obtain services and resources;
- monitoring and coordinating with those services and resources to assure that the individual is getting the help needed to accomplish the individual’s goal and to address the individual needs.