Children and Adults in the St. Louis region who have an Intellectual and Developmental Disability or are dually diagnosed with a mental illness and:
Aside from the diagnosis of an intellectual and developmental disability or dual diagnosis, Members must have experienced two or more crisis events within the last four months with each event requirements at least one of the following:
Members who qualify for this service will have already been involved in services, supports, or treatment interventions that have not been effective in preventing or stabilizing crisis events.. Ineffective services or treatment may include medication management, outpatient psychotherapy, and behavior services
Members receiving services, and their providers and supports will have access to a 24/7 crisis line to assist in preventing or managing crises or escalating situations. The on-call clinical staff will work to resolve the crisis by phone or by an in-person visit to the Member, generally within two hours. Crisis prevention will be targeted using the Person-Centered Multi-system Crisis Prevention Plan.
You can send a referral to email@example.com. The referral will be forwarded to the Missouri Department of Mental Health, Division of Developmental Disabilities for review. If you need a copy of the referral form, you can download a copy here.
ESOS is funded through the General Revenue stream from the state of Missouri. This is not funded via a waiver or Medicaid.