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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 Erika Lopez-Finn of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2771 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY16Actual FY17Estimated FY18Target FY19Target FY20
Percent of clients who reported decreased emotional distress and improvement in depressive symptoms 17273757677
Percentage of clients that completed treatment plan upon discharge (% is based on discharged clients)2924404040
1  This measure has been revised from previous years to better measure and report outcomes.

Program Budget Changes

FY19 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY18 Approved299009220.25
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.-703830.00
FY19 Approved291970920.25