Priority Admission Populations

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Individuals in the following population groups will be given priority at time of admission to South Central Behavioral Services:

Mental Health Services:

  • Persons being treated in a Regional Center who are ready for discharge
  • Persons being treated in a community inpatient setting or crisis center and who are awaiting discharge
  • Persons committed to outpatient care by a Mental Health Board

Substance Use / Substance Abuse Services (Drug or Alcohol):

  • Pregnant injecting drug users
  • Other pregnant substance users
  • Other injecting drug users
  • Women with dependent children