The Region 1 Regional Office provides oversight of regional initiatives including Discharge Assistance Program (DAP)Local Inpatient Purchase of Services (LIPOS), and State Facility Utilization Reduction program (SFUR). The Regional Office is housed at Region Ten CSB and consists of a program manager, accounts payable manager, SUD Clinician and Regional Initiatives Director. Regional resources regarding DAP, LIPOS, and SFUR will be available to access through this site.

Region 1 Training Calendar

Trainings for Community Service Board employees. For questions about trainings, email

For additional information about specific trainings, please go to the Regional Drop Box folder by clicking here.

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Upcoming Region 1 Events

Motivational Interviewing: Hot Button Issues & Avoiding the Righting Reflex with Dr. Chris Wagner
June 21 @ 1pm2:30pm

Please join us every 3rd Wednesday of the month from 1pm…

Ethics Training with Dr. Michael Gillette: Topic TBD
June 28 @ 10am12pm

No registration necessary. You will be asked to complete a brief…

SUD Residential Treatment Locator

Find a treatment center that meets the precise needs of each of your clients. View the locator or read how to use it.

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Discharge Assistance Program

The Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (Department) initiated the Discharge Assistance Program (DAP) in 1998. The DAP supports the Department’s commitment to person-centered and recovery based care. The DAP is supported with a pool of state mental health funds allocated to each DBHDS region (Region) to implement community capacity and/or individualized services and supports that enable adults receiving services in state hospitals to live in the community. Regional allocations of DAP state mental health funds are used for individuals at the state hospital.

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LIPOS funding is a restricted program designed to divert individuals from admission to state hospitals when clinically appropriate. And expand the availability of local inpatient psychiatric hospital Services. Funding should be given to individuals who are under a Temporary Detention Order (TDO) in efforts to divert from state psychiatric facilities.

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SFUR and SUD Resources

View State Facility Utilization Reduction program and Substance Use Disorder resources like procedures, protocols, and flowcharts.

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Need help with Region 1?

For more information please contact the Region One Initiatives Director, Dr. Kristen Chesser, at

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