In a significant development for mental health care in Hays County, the Commissioners Court has approved a $25,000 contract with Deblin Health Concepts & Associates. This marks a major stride in enhancing the services offered by the Hays County Mental Health Court Program.
A Landmark Decision at the Historic Courthouse
The decision, made at the Hays County Historic Courthouse in San Marcos, paves the way for more comprehensive mental health care for adults in need. This collaboration is a testament to Hays County's commitment to addressing complex mental health issues in its community.
Deblin Health Concepts - A Beacon of Support
Deblin Health Concepts & Associates is set to provide Assertive Community Treatment services, targeting those who are diagnosed with mental health and substance use challenges. The spectrum of services includes:
Financed through American Rescue Plan Act funds, these services are a beacon of hope for many who previously could not access the necessary support.
Bridging the Gap in Mental Health Services
The Hays County Mental Health Court Program has faced challenges in serving individuals with increased needs due to a lack of resources. This new contract will enable the court to expand its services, reaching more individuals who require intensive support.
Efficiency and Impact - The Core of Change
Mental Health Court Administrator Kaimi Mattila highlighted the need for more clinical staff to conduct diagnostic reviews efficiently. The partnership is expected to expedite the referral admission process, leading to increased efficiency and capacity in handling mental health cases.
A Step Forward in Cost-Effective Care
Hays County Judge Ruben Becerra noted that this initiative would aid the county in reducing outsourcing costs. It's a cost-effective approach that ensures residents receive high-quality mental health care within their community.
A Brighter Future for Mental Health Care in Hays County
This partnership between Hays County and Deblin Health Concepts & Associates is more than just a contract; it's a promise of a better, more inclusive future for mental health care. It's a step towards a community where everyone, regardless of their circumstances, has access to the care they need.
Stay tuned for more updates on this groundbreaking partnership and its impact on our community.
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