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Healing the broken mind : transforming America's failed mental health system

Author: Timothy A Kelly
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"We have come a long way over the past few decades in our understanding of mental illness and its potential treatments. Yet, tragically, many across the country who struggle with serious mental illness are unable to find effective, quality medical treatment. As a federal commission on mental health concluded, the system of care is in shambles. But why? And how do we fix it?" "Timothy A. Kelly, former Commissioner of  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy A Kelly
ISBN: 9780814748121 0814748120 9780814748275 0814748279
OCLC Number: 304078459
Description: xi, 193 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Men in diapers : a system in shambles --
That which is measured improves --
Monopolies don't work --
Fair is fair : parity for mental health coverage --
Let the people speak --
Transforming America's mental health system.
Other Titles: Transforming America's failed mental health system
Responsibility: Timothy A. Kelly.

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