Resources for Families

Navigating Insurance

Determining how to access mental health services can sometimes be overwhelming.  Below is a list of steps that will help you navigate insurance and seek the appropriate support for your child and family. If you have questions, contacting your insurance company is often a good start. Determine what insurance benefits are for mental health services…….

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Common Language – Glossary of Terms

504 Plan—A school plan based on section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which prohibits discrimination based on disability. A 504 plan is less intensive than an IEP (Individualized Educational Plan), and no additional funds are provided to the school to implement it. Students who do not qualify for special education may receive supports……

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Levels of Care

When seeking services, various levels of care are offered based on the needs of your child. Below is a list of common services arranged alphabetically. Crisis Line – A telephone number that youth can call to get immediate emergency counseling by a professional or trained volunteers. Crisis Nursery -A 24-hour family support service that includes emergency daycare and……

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Levels of Care by Intensity

CRISIS SERVICES: IF THERE IS IMMEDIATE DANGER FOR YOUR CHILD OR THE SAFETY OF OTHERS, CONTACT 911. Crisis Line—A telephone number that youth can call to get immediate emergency counseling by a professional or trained volunteers. Crisis Nursery—A 24-hour family support service that includes emergency daycare and overnight care for children from 0–12 years of……

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