Subject: Behavioral Health Services/Resources
Source: Heidi Atkins Lieberman, Assistant Commissioner
Intended Audience: Directors of Special Education and other special
Date: October 19, 2007
We have created a link on our web page for the Network of Care of the
Department of Mental Health (DMH). You can access it by going to this
http://dese.mo.gov/divspeced/parentresources.html Click Under Additional
Resources towards the bottom of the page.
DMH's Network of Care is an online information source for individuals,
families and agencies concerned with mental and emotional wellness,
substance abuse and developmental disabilities. This online community
provides critical information, communication and advocacy tools with a
single point of entry. It ensures there is "No Wrong Door" for those
navigating the system of behavioral health services, those working to avoid
the need for formal services, and those ready to transition out of
the behavioral health system.
This Web site can greatly assist in finding needed information, support,
advocacy and the right services at the right time for a person with
You may want to share this with regular education staff, as well as parents.