Mental Health Skill Building Services in Virginia Beach, VA

Mental Health Skill-Building Services provides training for individuals over the age of 17 with mental illness, resulting in significant functional impairments in major life activities. Mental Health Skill-building Services (MHSS) includes skill building activities and goal-directed training to reinforce functional skills.
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To achieve and maintain stability and independence in the community.


  • Receive Medicaid and are ages 18-70
  • Diagnosed with a qualifying mental illness
  • Have been prescribed psychotropic medication in the last 12 months
  • Have been hospitalized for crisis services, TDO, or other intensive services
  • Have received repeated interventions from mental health services, social services, or the judicial system

Core Focus Areas:

  • Service Coordination
  • Mental Health Symptom Management
  • Interpersonal and Social Skills
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL)
  • Nutrition and Food Preparation
  • Money Management
  • Use of Community Resources

Components of Intervention:

  • One to One Training
  • Community Resource Development
  • Medication Management
  • Monitoring Personal Health and Safety