Trying to get services you or for a loved one can be a challenging task. The process can be confusing for people who work in the field so I could only imagine how difficult it could be for people who are new to human services field. However, the benefits of having services in place far outweigh some of the challenges you may face with navigating the system. And the earlier you can get case management services in place, the chances of achieving positive outcomes increase.
Also See: Mental Health Case Management vs. Intellectual Disabilities Case Management
Contact your local Community Services Board (CSB) - Community Service Boards are typically the point of contact in many states. Schools and other agencies might also provide a referral to the CSB to initiate an intake.
Medicaid and other insurance cards