Chapter 14. Community Mental Health and Support Services

  1. Philip W. Davidson,
  2. Vee P. Prasher and
  3. Matthew P. Janicki
  1. Nick Bourns and
  2. Geraldine Holt

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470776179.ch14

Mental Health, Intellectual Disabilities, and the Aging Process

Mental Health, Intellectual Disabilities, and the Aging Process

How to Cite

Davidson, P. W., Prasher, V. P. and Janicki, M. P. (2008) Community Mental Health and Support Services, in Mental Health, Intellectual Disabilities, and the Aging Process, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470776179.ch14

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 26 MAR 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405101646

Online ISBN: 9780470776179

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Keywords:

  • mental health;
  • support services;
  • community services;
  • psychiatric diagnosis;
  • mental health services

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Policy and planning

  • Service models

  • Distinguishing between challenging behaviors and mental health problems or psychiatric disorders

  • Developing a health services

  • Provision of adequate assessment and treatment

  • Provision of essential supports and services

  • A conceptual framework of services

  • Summary

  • References