Who qualifies for publicly funded mental health services?

  • Children and adults qualify for medically-necessary mental health services through their RSN if they are covered by Medicaid.
  • RSNs are managed care plans for mental health services.  They coordinate mental health services in their service area through contracts with community mental health agencies
  • Other people who do not qualify for Medicaid, but have a serious or long-term mental illness, can receive services as resources allow.
  • All citizens of the state qualify for crisis mental health services, disaster response services, and involuntary treatment services.