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Treatment services for the mentally ill and mentally retarded in Georgia, 1964

United States. National Institute of Mental Health

Treatment services for the mentally ill and mentally retarded in Georgia, 1964

a survey report to the Governor"s Commission for Efficiency and Improvement in Government.

by United States. National Institute of Mental Health

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Published in [Bethesda? Md.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Georgia.
    • Subjects:
    • Mentally ill -- Care -- Georgia.,
    • People with mental disabilities -- Georgia.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsGeorgia. Governor"s Commission for Efficiency and Improvement in Government.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRC445 .G378
      The Physical Object
      Pagination109 p.
      Number of Pages109
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5965839M
      LC Control Number65063239
      OCLC/WorldCa7589948

      A Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) program is an innovative, community-based approach to improve the outcomes of these encounters. In over 2, communities nationwide, CIT programs create connections between law enforcement, mental health providers, hospital emergency services and individuals with mental illness and their families. mental illness for the purposes of civil commitment. Many statutes completely exclude mental retardation from their definition of mentally ill, whereas others note that such a disorder may not constitute mental illness but does not preclude a comorbid mental illness. A few statutes specifically include mental retardation per se. Size: KB.

      30+ items  49 Home for the Intellectually Disabled, With Health Care Companies in Georgia. Search or browse our list of Home for the Intellectually Disabled, With Health Care companies in Georgia by category or location. cases regarding sterilization of both mentally ill and mentally retarded persons are reviewed. Between and petitions for operations were presented and operations were authorized (includes MR, MI and epilepsy; in epilepsy was removed). Sterilization is almost always volun-tary with consent given either by the patient.

      CONTACT US. NAMI Wilson Blvd., Suite Arlington, VA Main Member Services Press & Media. Accessibility Toolbar.   Intended to help local jails lower their population of mentally ill prisoners, the program has been joined by over counties. In March , Congress appropriated $30 million for the Mentally Ill Offender Treatment and Crime Reduction Act, more than doubling ’s funding level for the program, which is run by the U.S. Department of Justice.


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Author(s): National Institute of Mental Health (U.S.); Georgia. Governor's Commission for Efficiency and Improvement in Government. Title(s): Treatment services for mentally ill and mentally retarded in Georgia, A survey report to the Governor's Commission for Efficiency and Improvement in.

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