Treatment

NAMI Maine supports a variety of programs and services for Maine people and their families struggling with issues related to mental health, including crisis support, support groups, and population-based services.

Assertive Community Treatment (A.C.T.) is available 24/7 and consists of a multi-disciplinary team including case managers, nurses, clinicians, employment specialists, psychiatry, substance use counselors, and certified peer support specialists. The service is provided to members primarily in the community, and members are seen multiple times a week. 

Behavioral Health Homes are a partnership between a licensed community mental health provider (the Behavioral Health Home Organization) and one or more Health Home practices to manage the physical and behavioral health needs of eligible adults and children.  

Community Rehabilitation Service (C.R.S.) combines Community Integration and Daily Living Support Services. Individuals learn the necessary skills for living in the community independently. The service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  

Community Residence for Persons with Mental Illness are Private Nonmedical Institutions (PNMI) that provide integral and intensive mental health treatment and rehabilitative services for persons with mental illness. OBH manages all referrals to these programs 

Daily Living Support Services (DLSS) provides therapeutic support to assist members in learning, developing, and maintaining daily living skills. DLSS supports members with maintaining a high level of independence.  

Medication Management providers offer medication management services to individuals with serve mental illnesses. Medication management consists of psychiatric evaluation, psychoeducation, prescriptions, administration, and monitoring of medications. 

For local community information about resources to help families and individuals meet their needs contact 211 Maine, a free and confidential helpline: