Behavioral Health Support and Crisis Services System Analysis Report Stakeholder Meeting
You are invited to a meeting with the Office of Aging and Disability Services, Maine Department of Health and Human Services and the National Center for START Services (NCSS)* on Monday, December 5, 2022, from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM.
The Department contracted with the UNH Institute on Disability National Center for START Services to conduct a system evaluation regarding mental health service experiences for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and mental health needs (IDD-MH). At this meeting, the researchers from NCSS will present summaries of data gathered and recommendations for enhancing and improving mental health and crisis services for people with IDD.
The Department has reviewed this report and will present proposed action plans to address the issues raised in this report from NCSS. A copy of The Executive Summary can be found here. After this stakeholder meeting, the full report, and the Department’s proposed action plan will be shared on OAD’s website.
System stakeholders, including service providers, people receiving these services, family members, advocates, and others are invited to attend.
This meeting will be held on Monday, December 5, 2022, from 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM.
Please use this link to register to attend: https://mainestate.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUrc-6hqjwuGd0p11yEXNBjeYLxR5PCKLrg
If you need an accommodation, such as real time transcription and captioning (CART) or American Sign Language (ASL) or other language interpretation, please contact Miranda Whalen at firstname.lastname@example.org by November 28, 2022.
*The Center for START (Systemic, Therapeutic, Assessment, Resources, and Treatment) Services at the Institute on Disability/UCED at the University of New Hampshire is a national initiative that works to strengthen efficiencies and service outcomes for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and behavioral health needs in the community.