• Family Based Mental Health (FBMH) is an in-home family therapy service. The overarching goal of this program is to keep families together. FBMH promotes family unity and works toward reducing the need for out-of-home placement such as psychiatric hospitalizations and residential treatment facilities. A wide range of services are provided by the FBMH team including but not limited to; therapeutic interventions, education and skills building, case management, and family support services. This program is voluntary and time limited to generally not more than 32 weeks depending on the needs of the family. The highly intensive program also offers a 24 hour/day, 7 day/week Hospital Diversion/Crisis Stabilization component available to the families.
     
     
    Eligibility:
    • Children from age 4 to age 21 with a mental health diagnosisMental Health Family Based Mental Health Services Therapy
    • Child must be at risk of an out-of-home placement
    • Previous mental health services should have been tried and deemed unsuccessful.
    Services Provided in:
     
    Services may be provided in home, school or community depending on the child and family's needs.
     
     
    Counties Served:
    • Blair
    • Cameron
    • Centre
    • Clearfield
    • Elk
    • Jefferson
    • Huntingdon
    • Mifflin
    • Juniata
    To request more information about this program, please contact us.