Mental Health Screening: A Case Study

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Ingrid came into the office to apply for public assistance and to get a mental health screening. Ingrid and some individuals like her suffering from mental illness and are often unable to provide self-care, think clearly, relate to others, and cope with the demands of daily life. In the United Sates, nearly twenty-seven percent of adult suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder, about forty percent suffered from a mental illness from moderate to severe, and about twenty-five percent suffered from mental illness (Martin, 2013).

After Ingrid gets her medication filled her two primary goals would be to keep her appointments and take her medication. Appointments are very critical in Ingrid’s care because missed appointments could slow down the

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