Having behavioral health services in-house breaks down those barriers and the care is paid for by Medicaid, which all of their shelter clients either have or qualify for.
“It’s been critical that we’ve had it in-house,” Bohan said.
Case manager Shannon Hanf said the staff work with clients who have other significant needs besides mental health on their minds, after losing their home and trying to figure out how to take care of their family.
“So whenever they’re ready, whether it’s when they first come in the doors or a month down the line, we’re able to address that need in that moment,” Hanf said.
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