MHSPY: A Children's Health Initiative for Maintaining At-Risk Youth in the Community

  title={MHSPY: A Children's Health Initiative for Maintaining At-Risk Youth in the Community},
  author={MPH Katherine E. Grimes and Brian Mullin},
  journal={The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research},
The Massachusetts Mental Health Services Program for Youth (MHSPY) is a home-based clinical intervention that seeks to maintain youth with severe functional impairment in the community via delivery of integrated primary care, mental health, substance abuse, and social services. Using blended public agency funding, traditional and nontraditional services are provided within a private, not-for-profit, managed care organization. Individualized, comprehensive care plans are developed by an MHSPY… CONTINUE READING


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