Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services (ARMHS) are community-based services available to individuals working towards recovery who need assistance with skills to complete daily tasks due to mental health symptoms. These supports enable clients to retain skills or learn additional ones to live as independently as possible and work towards their recovery vision.
ARMHS providers work alongside the individuals served to develop a care plan as they strive to retain stability, achieve goals, and avoid a more restrictive service setting like hospitalization.
Some of the supports provided:
- Learning and practicing communication skills
- Feeling confident in different social roles and settings
- Discovering and using community resources
- Developing a healthy lifestyle
- Gaining cooking skills and preparing a healthy diet
- Learning to get around in the community
- Managing mental health symptoms
- Maintaining a household
- Finding and retaining employment
- Planning for employment
- Assisting the pursuit of education
Clients receive services through face-to-face appointments or in groups offered in community settings. ARMHS is typically a one-time-a-week service.
Qualifications for Services
To qualify for this program, individuals must have a recent Comprehensive Evaluation documenting that Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services are medically necessary.
Services are available to individuals with Medical Assistance (MA) or utilizing CMMHC’s Sliding Fee Scale Discount Program.
ARMHS clients must reside in Benton, Sherburne, Stearns, and Wright counties and can access services through our St. Cloud or Buffalo locations.
Acceptance into the program is dependent upon the waiting list.
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Dawn completed her bachelor’s degree in social work from St. Cloud State University and her master’s degree in mental health counseling from Walden University. She is a licensed professional Clinical Counselor and a licensed Social Worker. Dawn has been in the human services field since 1997 before joining the CMMHC team in 2007. She is currently an Outpatient Therapist in our Waite Park office and the Clinical Supervisor for the Adult Targeted Case Management Team (TCM) and Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services (ARMHS).
Marlana is the Program Supervisor at IRTS. Previously, she worked in residential care, as a paraprofessional, and in CMMHC's Crisis and ARMHS programs.