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Target Populations

Community Engagement Teams

January 2019

Type:

  • Target Population

Currently, the target population for the CET cannot be definitively established. The possible population of people who may benefit from CET services can be estimated in a variety of ways. The broadest population can be estimated using population estimates of all people in the community with mental health difficulties. SAMHSA estimates the prevalence of people in Bernalillo county with mental health problems in one year is approximately 136 people per 1,000 aged over 18 per one year (SAMHSA, 2014).

Youth Transitional Living Services

January 2019

Type:

  • Target Population

Mobile Crisis Teams

January 2019

Type:

  • Target Population

Mobile Crisis Teams (MCTs) are mobile services that provide psychiatric emergency care to individuals experiencing a behavioral health crisis in the community. The target population consists of persons of any age, who are experiencing a behavioral health crisis.

Methadone Induction

January 2019

Type:

  • Target Population

At the Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC), Segregation & Intake (S & I) 6 and 7 are pods designated to be used for detoxification, which includes opiates. Information available in the MDC’s information system is not sufficient to adequately describe the subset of inmates in the two detoxification pods who are opiate users and may be eligible for methadone induction.