A Community Center in a downtown urban area offers comprehensive services that provide continuity and choice to homeless and poor people.
Emphasis is on outreach, through a Day Treatment Program for severely, persistently mentally ill homeless, a mobile outreach team, and neighborhood services, an/or employment, including a restaurant and Employment Reintegration Program.
The Center is an example of how professionals, community and business leaders, and citizens can unite to assist clients and how programs can evolve from clients'requests and participation in services.
The Center's programming can be followed in any community in this health care reform era.
Mots-clés Pascal : Psychiatrie communautaire, Santé mentale, Service santé, Centre santé, Sans domicile fixe, Pauvreté, Programme sanitaire, Modèle, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Community psychiatry, Mental health, Health service, Health center, Homeless, Poverty, Sanitary program, Models, United States, North America, America, Human
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 95-0278618
Code Inist : 002B18H05B. Création : 01/03/1996.