Adult Rehabilitation Mental Health Services (ARMHS)

We Provide: Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services

What is ARMHS?

Adult Rehabilitation Mental Health Services (ARMHS) are Mental health services that are rehabilitative and enable the member to develop and enhance psychiatric stability, social competencies, personal and emotional adjustment, and independent living and build community skills when those abilities are impaired by the symptoms of mental illness.
The ARMHS services also enable a member to retain stability and functioning if the individual isat risk of losing significant functionality without these services
The ARMHS program instruct, assist, and support a member in areas such as medication education, basic social and living skills in mental illness, symptoms management and employment-related or community living transitions.

How Can We Help?

We work with individuals who are experiencing significant mental health symptoms, in developing a treatment plan that will assist them have meaningful and supportive relationships, enhance skills to live as independently as possible. Learn ways to prevent relapse, cope with serious persistent mental health symptoms and manage stressful event.
Our Services focus on helping the individual able to live independent in the community and prevent frequent hospitalization or crisis.

Our Services

Our services are for individual age 18 years old and older experiencing serious mental illness

Basic living and social skill

Basic living and social skill are activities t that instruct, assist, and support a member in skill areas essential for every day, independent living. Basic living and social skills are provided directly (face-to-face) to the member.
Basic living and social skill are activities t that instruct, assist, and support a member in skill areas essential for every day, independent living. Basic living and social skills are provided directly (face-to-face) to the member.
  • Example of skills areas include the following:
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Community resources utilization and integration
  • Crisis assistance
  • Relapse prevention
  • Budgeting, shopping, and healthy lifestyle skills and practices
  • Cooking and nutrition
  • Medications monitoring
  • Monitoring symptom and managing mental health
  • Household management
  • Employment-related skills
  • Transitioning to community living
  • Provide basic living and social skills directly or face-to-face to the individual member

Community Intervention

Community intervention is a service of strategies provided on behalf of a member to do the following:
  • Alleviate or reduce a member’s barriers to community integration or independent living
  • Minimize the risk of hospitalization or placement in a more restrictive living setting
  • Community intervention may be conducted with an agency, institution, employer,landlord, or family members and may require the involvement of the members relative,guardians, friend’s, employer, treatment providers, or other significant people tochange situations and allow the member to function more independently.

Functional Assessment

A comprehensive FA is a narrative that describes how the person’s mental health symptoms impact their day-to-day functioning in a variety of roles and settings, it is important to look at how factors other than mental health symptoms impact life functioning.


Assessment of functional ability inform the level of care utilization system (LOCUS) assessment, which determines the services intensity needs of the individual. Refer to Locus section for more information

Interpretive Summary

The interpretative summary is used to synthesize the information obtained from the three-tier assessment process (diagnostic, functional and LOCUS) to prioritize direction for the upcoming individual treatment plan. It is an essential bridge or link from assessment to service planning.
  • An interpretive summary does the following:
  • Identifies what outcomes the person desires relative to his or her life circumstance and preferences
  • Describes how mental health symptoms are affecting the person family’s life
  • Summarizes the nature of the functional barriers as they relate to symptoms of mental health to establish the priorities for the next treatment plan
  • Examines how the individual strengths, abilities, and resources
  • Examines how the person strength, abilities, and resources can be engaged to improve functioning and move forward on identified desirable recovery outcome
  • Establishes the priorities for the initial and subsequent individual treatment plan
  • Recommends services and interventions
  • The mental health clinic supervisor or mental health practitioners under the supervision of the mental health professional clinical supervisor must complete the interpretive summary. The mental health professional and mental health practitioner must sign the interpretive summary.

Individual treatment plan

An individual treatment plan (ITP)is a written plan that documents the treatment strategy, the schedule for accomplishing the goals and objectives, and the responsible party for each treatment component. Complete an individual treatment plan before mental health services delivery begins.
An ITP of any ARMHS is based on a diagnostic and functional, assessment, documents the plan of care and guide treatment interventions. Development of the ITP incudes the involvement of the client, client’s family, caregivers, or other people. Which may include people authorized to consent to mental health services for the client and includes an arrangement of treatment and support activities consistent with the client’s cultural and linguistic needs.
The ITP focuses on the person’s vision of recovery, his or her priority treatment goals and objectives, and the interventions that will help meet those goals and objectives. The plan must be written in a way in which the person and his or her family have a clear understanding of the Services being offered and specifically how the services will address their concerns. The person must take part in the process of developing the ITP to make sure the treatment is relevant to the priorities and incorporates his or her strengths.

Medication Education

  • The medication education service educates a member about the following:
  • Mental illness sand symptoms
  • The role and effects of medications in treating symptoms of mental illness
  • The side effects of medications

Transition To Community Living Services

  • Services are developed for the following purposes:
  • To establish or re-establish contact between an ARMHS provider and the member before the member’s discharge from a higher level of care mental health services
  • To implement the discharge plan developed by the higher level of care mental health services

Diagnostic Assessment are completed in the comfort of the person’s own home

They include


A written evaluation by a mental health professional of a person’s current life situation and sources of stress, including reasons for referral


The history of the person’s current mental health problems, including important development, incident, strength, and vulnerabilities


The person’s current functioning and symptoms, the person’s diagnosis, and the mental health services needed by the person.

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Behavioral Health helps you to manage your personal challenges, big or small, and guides you to healthy productive solutions. Behavioral health services include assessment, guidance and treatment when you are experiencing stress and other problems affecting the quality of your emotional and mental health.