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Program Description

  Outpatient Behavioral Health Services - Adult

Adult Outpatient Behavioral Health Services provides comprehensive addiction, mental health outpatient, and intensive outpatient services to adult residents of Montgomery County who have co-occurring substance and mental health disorders. Priority is given to serving vulnerable persons including intravenous drug users; women who are pregnant or have young children; and those who lack health insurance, are homeless, or medically compromised. Many program participants are also involved with the criminal justice system or have chronic medical conditions such as diabetes or HIV/AIDS. The Adult Behavioral Health program accepts referrals from Access to Behavioral Health Services and Avery Road Treatment Center. Services include a comprehensive range of substance abuse and mental health programs including assessment and diagnostic evaluation, group and individual treatment, psychotropic medication evaluation and monitoring, family support, and case management services. Services are individualized with the adult being a partner in all treatment decisions. Service capacity includes treatment for adults with Limited English Proficiency and those with specialized cultural and language needs. Peer-led and other Recovery Support Services are offered at each site.

Program Contacts

Contact Raymond L. Crowel of the HHS - Behavioral Health and Crisis Services at 240.777.1058 or Lindsay Lucas of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2766 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY17Actual FY18Estimated FY19Target FY20Target FY21
Percent of clients who reported decreased emotional distress and improvement in depressive symptoms 17365737373
1  This measure was newly developed for FY16 from previous years to better measure and report outcomes, based on two sub-domain scores from BASIS 24 (Depression and Emotional Lability).

Program Budget Changes

FY20 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY19 Approved291970920.25
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.-946467-8.75
FY20 Approved197324211.50