Mental Health Agency of Southeast Iowa (MHASEI) is a Mental Health & Disability Services (MHDS) Region comprised of twelve counties. Each county has a local access office where people may apply for service funding, receive referrals and get questions answered. The local Coordinator of Disability Services (CDS) or other staff is available to assist applicants.
Funding for services and supports is determined through the enrollment process including a standardized assessment. MHASEI shall be the funder of last resort and regional funds shall not replace other funding that is available.
MHASEI provides residents of South Central Iowa with the resources needed to help manage mental health disabilities and intellectual/developmental disabilities.
Help is nearby and available when you need it with multiple points of access to care that supports mental health and disability needs, including multi-occurring substance use, brain injury or other complex service needs.
At MHASEI our vision is to mindfully, creatively and responsibly serve the residents of our region. Through our services, we strive to offer solutions to residents’ unique challenges – with respect and dignity for all people.
MHASEI will work in a quality improvement partnership with stakeholders in MHASEI (providers, families, individuals, and partner health and human service systems), other MHDS/CBHRegions, and Managed Care Organizations to develop an integrated system of care approach that is characterized by the following principles and values:
- Welcoming, individualized, and integrated services
- Provide access to comprehensive need-based services
- Person and family driven
- Being able to sustain a quality of life in the community of choice
- Recovery/resiliency oriented
- Trauma-informed, Culturally competent
- Multi-occurring capable