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chronically mentally ill in Arizona

Randall W. Adams

chronically mentally ill in Arizona

a description of clients and services in publicly funded community programs

by Randall W. Adams

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Published by Arizona Dept. of Health Services in Phoenix, Ariz .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arizona
    • Subjects:
    • Mentally ill -- Arizona -- Statistics.,
    • Community mental health services -- Arizona -- Statistics.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesBehavioral health.
      Statementprepared by Randall W. Adams, Michael J. Schwegler.
      SeriesReport / Arizona Department of Health Services ;, #1, Report (Arizona. Dept. of Health Services) ;, #1.
      ContributionsSchwegler, Michael J.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRC445.A59 A34 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32, 14 leaves :
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1815580M
      LC Control Number89622027

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        " "America's Care of the Mentally Ill" brings together under one cover a large number of rare and hitherto inaccessible photographs that illuminate the changes in the ways in which American society has dealt with the problems posed by the presence of large numbers of severely and chronically mentally ill persons."-- "Gerald N. Grob, Ph.D., Rutgers, the State Reviews: 3. A chronic illness can make it impossible to do the things you enjoy, and it can eat away at your self-confidence and a sense of hope in the future. No surprise, then, that people with chronic.

        - California's Governor Ronald Reagan signed the Lanterman-Petris-Short Act.   It limited a family's right to commit a mentally ill relative without the right to due process It also reduced the state's institutional expenses. That doubled the number of mentally ill people in California's criminal justice system the following year.   Series: Chronic Mental Illness (Book 1) Hardcover: pages; Publisher: Informa Healthcare; 1 edition (April 1, ) Language: English; ISBN ; ISBN ; Product Dimensions: x 1 x inches Shipping Weight: pounds; Customer Reviews: Be the first to write a reviewFormat: Hardcover.


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