To be eligible for services through Mineral Area CPRC, individuals must be determined to be seriously and persistently mentally ill, or have a serious emotional disturbance, as measured against diagnostic, disability and duration criteria.
1.Disability – clear evidence of serious and/or substantial impairment in the ability to function at an age or developmentally appropriate level in each of the following areas:
a. Social role functioning/familylife – the ability to sustain functionally the role of worker, student, homemaker, family member or a combination of these.
b. Daily living skills/ self-care skills – the ability to engage in personal care (grooming, personal hygiene, etc.) and community living (handling individual finances, using community resources, performing household chores, interacting with peers, etc.) learning ability/self-direction and activities appropriate to the individual’s age and social role functioning.
2.Diagnosis a physician, advanced practice nurse, or licensed psychologist shall certify a primary diagnosis of any of the following which may coexist with other psychiatric or medical diagnosis:
- Delusional Disorder
- Bipolar I Disorders
- Single Manic Episode
- Most Recent Episode Manic
- Most Recent Episode Mixed
- Bipolar II Disorders
- Psychotic Disorders
- Major Depressive Disorder-recurrent
- Major Depressive Disorder single episode and age of 60+
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Borderline Personality Disorder
- Anxiety Disorders
- Generalized Anxiety Disorders
- Panic Disorders with Agoraphobia
- Panic Disorders without Agoraphobia
- Agoraphobia with out Panic Disorder
- Social Phobia
A primary diagnosis means the diagnosis of an illness that is not due to another co-existing illness.
3.Duration is evident by one (1) or more of the following:
- Psychiatric treatment more intensive than outpatient and receives more than once in a lifetime (crisis intervention services, alternative home care, partial hospitalization, inpatient;
- Continuous residential care other than hospitalization, for a period long enough to disrupt the normal living situation;
- Psychiatric disability has been present for one (1) year or more; or
- Treatment of a psychiatric disorder has been or will be required for longer than six (6) months.