History of Network of Care The Network of Care Program was recommended by the President's New Freedom Commission on Mental Health, It was developed for counties and communities by the California Department of Mental Health, in partnership with Trilogy Integrated Resources. It represents a transformational use of the Internet by harnessing the information revolution directly for the benefit of the community behavioral health.
First step: Get on the internet Click the start tab Go to Internet Explorer Double Click the blue e Let your home page load (this will not be the home page for Network of Care unless it was set that way)
Second step: Network of Care site Once your home page has loaded Go to the address (where the web site address goes starts http//:www.) bar and type www.networkofcare.com or networkofcare.com either will work. www.networkofcare.com The following screen will appear:
Home page for Network of Care. At this page you will choose the Mental Behavioral Health-this will give you a list of states for you to chose from you will need to pick the state that you are in.
Mental / Behavioral Health The Second page on your journey
The Second page on your journey. If you have clicked on Ohio you will then be taken to a site that looks similar to this. From here you will chose what county you are in example Stark or Trumbell. (Columbiana County no longer has a site)
Third page on your journey Once you have made it to here you can chose from the many thing so read and explore.
On the Home page: Different languages County announcements Nationwide news
Choose from 7 key channels More information on each to follow:
Service Directory You can search for resources three ways: By Category (most popular) By Program or agency name By Keyword Category choices: Access to services, advocacy, crisis & emergency services, Early intervention, education, employment, financial assistance, general health services, housing, insurance, legal, mental health services, recreation/leisure, religion/spirituality, safety, sexual issues, substance abuse, support and transportation.
Library Our library includes thousands of articles, fact sheets and reports, produced by the leading experts and organizations on mental health issues. To find articles on a particular topic, please click on a specific link.
Library example Mental Health Conditions Annotated Bibliography on Cultural Psychiatry and Related Topics Anorexia Nervosa Bedwetting Bed-Wetting Bipolar Disorder Bipolar Disorder (Manic-Depressive Illness) in Teens Bulimia Nervosa Child Sexual Abuse Childhood-Onset Bipolar Disorder Children and Grief Children Who Can't Pay Attention/ADHD Children with Oppositional Defiant Disorder Children's Sleep Problems Children's Threats: When Are They Serious? 1. Click on Key Mental Health Articles 2. Click on Mental Health conditions 3. Click on the specific topic: Example: Bi-Polar Disorder
Article exerpt Bipolar Disorder Topic Overview Bipolar disorder causes big mood swings. You can switch from periods of very high energy (manic phases) to periods of sadness (depression).
Legislate Welcome to our bill-tracking section. We maintain a list of state and federal bills that could affect people with mental illnesses, and we update it daily so you can follow amendments and votes. State Bills Federal Bills
Links Check out our lists of state and National Web sites. We want to make it easy for you to find online information about government programs and nonprofit organizations that specialize in mental health issues.
Insurance Low cost insurance A variety of low-cost insurance programs exist to pay for the health-care needs of families who qualify. Medicaid and Healthy Families are two of the largest programs and cover a range of services. Family insurance: Learn about the health coverage available in your community.
Support and Advocacy Local: Help Hotline 330-424-7767 Shining Reflections: 330-385-7000 www.shiningreflections.com Nationwide Support Group database
My folder My folder is a place to keep important information about your health care. You may get one by clicking New User. Once you have created a folder you can get an emergency card and create a WRAP plan.
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