Behavioral Health Services? * Outpatient Services deemed medically necessary and can reasonably be expected to reduce the disability resulting from mental illness
* Services to restore the individual to his/her best possible functional level in the community
* Services provided outside of a mental institution
* Services to help clients cope with symptoms of their illnesses, minimizing the disabling effects of mental illness on the capacity for independent living and preventing or limiting periods of inpatient treatment
CRITERIA for SERVICES Louisiana Medicaid Recipient
Disability impairs educational and social functioning
Adults with serious mental illnesses
(Schizophrenia, Major Depressive Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, etc.) Psychiatric disability is expected to persist for at least a year.
OUTCOMES Assist recipients in the stabilization of recently acute symptoms of mental illness; Assist recipients in coping with the symptoms of their mental illness; The aspects of mental illness causing difficulty with independent living are minimized; Time spent in a psychiatric hospital or unit is reduced or prevented; Time spent in out-of-home placement is minimized
Available Support Services
*Psychoscoial Rehabilitation (Individual Group)
*Community Psychiatric Support & Treatment ( CPST)
*Medication Management by a Board Certified Physician
Metropolitan Circles believes that we can best treat individuals with a mental illness by educating the individual and their natural supports on how to cope with the symptoms of their illness. We believe we can restore individuals to their ideal level of functioning in the home, school and community and provide the best services to youth and adult seeking mental health services.
Program Services are covered by Louisiana Medicaid, Medicare Part B, and Bayou Health Plans.
Program Staff will answer any questions you may have regarding insurance.