Mental Health Needs of the Latinx Community in Montgomery County, MD
FY18 Annual Meeting Presentation
Roshni Chatterjee, Director of Residential & Intensive Services at Cornerstone Montgomery, presented information about Assertive Community Treatment Services (ACT) at our 2018 Annual Meeting. ACT is a team-based treatment approach that provides community based outreach to consumers who have not successfully responded to traditional treatment. ACT can reduce hospitalizations by 20%!
On January 22nd, 2018, Caroline Bolas and Richard Schiffauer from the Maryland S.O.A.R. Initiative presented information on the SSI/SSDI application process. Maryland’s SOAR Program aims to increase access to disability income benefit programs. SOAR has an average approval rate of 85% and will be debunking myths about the application process.