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Article - Health - General




§10–1401.

    (a)    In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.

    (b)    “Administration” means the Behavioral Health Administration.

    (c)    “Core service agency” has the meaning stated in § 7.5–101 of this article.

    (d)    “Crisis Response System” means the Maryland Behavioral Health Crisis Response System.

    (e)    “Family support services” has the meaning stated in § 7.5–101 of this article.

    (f)    “Local behavioral health authority” has the meaning stated in § 7.5–101 of this article.

    (g)    “Mobile crisis team” means a team established by the local behavioral health authority that:

        (1)    Operates 24 hours a day and 7 days a week to provide assessments, crisis intervention, stabilization, follow–up, and referral to urgent care and to arrange appointments for individuals to obtain behavioral health services;

        (2)    Incorporates nationally recognized standards and best practices; and

        (3)    Prioritizes:

            (i)    Providing connection to services and coordinating patient follow–up, including peer support and family support services after stabilization; and

            (ii)    Serving all members of the immediate community with cultural competency and appropriate language access.



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