Abandonment: Leaving a vulnerable adult without financial support or the means or ability to obtain food, clothing, shelter or health care. Abuse: Intentionally or recklessly inflicting physical or mental injury, unreasonable confinement, intimidation, cruel punishment, and may include sexual offenses. Protection & Advocacy System, Inc. also helps people obtain state and federally funded services, such as vocational rehabilitation, mental health, intellectual, traumatic brain injury, assistive technology devices and services, other disability services, voting rights, and access to facilities and programs.
Mental Health and Substance Use Treatment Services This section oversees programs and grants for communities to provide outpatient and regional mental health and substance use treatment services and supports, including court supervised treatment programs, that are accessible, affordable and provided in the least restrictive and most appropriate environment. NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for adults living with mental illness. Gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others.
(xvii) "Self neglect" means when a vulnerable adult is unable, due to physical or mental disability, or refuses to perform essential self-care tasks, including providing essential food, clothing, shelter or medical care, obtaining goods and services necessary to maintain physical health, mental health, emotional well-being and general safety, or managing financial affairs;. NAMI Wyoming, Board of Directors, National Alliance on Mental Illness, Wyoming, support, mental illness, advocacy NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for adults living with mental illness. Gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others.