To view the complete doc format of interpretive-guidelines.doc
Interpretive Guidelines for Determining Service Authorization for Children, Adolescents and Adults

Guidelines for determining service authorization for persons who need Department of Mental Health funded community-based mental health services, including details on the following topics: Application Process, Clinical Criteria, Needs and Means Criteria, Notification of Rights, and Appeal Guidelines.


  • To view the Application Process section of the Guidelines doc format of application-process.doc
    Information on who may apply for mental health services from the Department of Mental Health, how to complete and submit an application, and when decisions will typically be finalized regarding the determination of service authorization.




  • Directory of where an application for Department of Mental Health services may be submitted.

Access Service Applications
Department of Mental Health applications for community-based mental health services.





This information is provided by the Department of Mental Health

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