NOTICE: The MH/ID/EI Advisory Board public meeting, scheduled for Monday, August 21, 2023 @ noon, is cancelled in order for the Board to hold a non-public work session for Board members only. The Board will hold their next public meeting on Monday, October 16, 2023 @ noon. Thank you.
The MH/ID EI D&A have openings to participate on the MH/ID EI Advisory Board. Members represent a wide range of interests, geographic locations within the County, and commitment to support the department and services for mental health, intellectual disabilities, and early intervention.
Meetings are held every other month for opportunities to be educated and provide input on behalf of the department. Committees also provided additional opportunities for members.
If interested, please click here to view the application (PDF). Members must be residents of Centre County.
Centre County Mental Health (CCMH) serves individuals from the age of three through the lifespan that are diagnosed with emotional disorders or mental illness through the provision of case management services. CCMH provides Administrative Case Management (ACM) and Blended Case Management (BCM) Services to eligible residents of Centre County. ACM is provided in the office setting. Blended Case Management Services are provided mainly in the community at the level and frequency determined by the individual and their case manager through communication, engagement and assessment documentation. Case managers partner with individuals to ensure that people are linked with community resources and supports that help achieve unique recovery goals while building skills that supports people’s independence. CCMH is a contracted provider of Targeted Case Management (TCM) Services under Community Care. Individuals are referred to contracted-providers for access to the array of additional services provided by CCMH.
If you would like information, please call (814) 355-6786 and ask the operator to speak with Mental Health Intake.
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Below are the services provided by the office of Mental Health:
A Multi-Agency service system that provides services to children/adolescents based on the CASSP Principles.
To access the problem and monitor treatment.
Individual, group therapy, and medications.
Day treatment alternatives to hospitalization.
24 hour crisis intervention.
Vocational services, supported and sheltered employment.
Residential treatment for persons needing ongoing staff assistance.
Intensive Case Management
Intense casework to help people remain in the community.
Moderately intense casework to help people through the maze of services.
Family Based Services
Intense in home family intervention and treatment for children.
Family Support Services
Assistance to the family to maintain the mentally ill person in the home.
Student Assistance Program
Assistance in the school to provide early identification and treatment.
A system to provide multi-agency help to seriously disturbed children.
Centers where consumers help other consumers.
Rental and housing assistance.
Catherine ArbogastAdministrator – MH/ID EI D&A
3500 E College Ave, Suite 1200
State College, PA 16801
Phone: (814) 355-6782Fax: (814) 355-6985
After Hours and WeekendHours
1-800-643-5432Monday through Friday8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.