Mental health services are any interventions offered in public, private, outpatient, or inpatient settings to maintain or enhance mental health or treat mental or behavioral disorders. They may be provided in group or individual contexts.
The interventions included within mental health services may include:
Mental health services often employ a multidisciplinary team of providers, including nurses, psychologists, counselors, psychiatrists, and peer support professionals.
Some mental health treatment options include:
- Inpatient or residential mental health treatment
- Psychiatric hospitalization
- Outpatient mental health treatment
- Complementary and alternative treatments
- Dual diagnosis treatment
- Support groups