Community Support Program

CSP services assist adults with serious and persistent mental illness (SPMI) in the following ways:

  • Providing outreach services, such as home visits and wellness checks
  • Assisting consumers with:
    • Problem-solving and connecting with mental health and other resources
    • Accessing community resources and supports
    • Applying for health insurance and other benefits
    • Developing a healthy lifestyle and independent living skills, such as:
      • Shopping
      • Budgeting
      • Household management
      • Cooking and nutrition
  • Accessing employment resources and supports
  • Taking medications as prescribed
  • Consistently attending appointments
  • Developing interpersonal communication and social skills
  • Educating themselves about mental illness, treatments, and recovery
  • Developing relapse prevention and symptom management skills

What is serious and persistent mental illness (SPMI)?

  • The adult has undergone two or more episodes of inpatient care for a mental illness within the preceding 24 months.
  • The adult has experienced a continuous psychiatric hospitalization or residential treatment exceeding a six month duration over the past 12 months.
  • The adult has a diagnosis of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression or borderline personality disorder.
  • A court has in the last three years, committed the adult as a mentally ill person under chapter 253B or the adult's commitment has been stayed or continued.  

Contact Intake at 651-385-3200,  to make a referral.