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  1. Evaluation du potentiel de ressources communautaires en santé mentale.

    Article - En français

    Traduction en anglais : Assessment of community resources potential in mental health.

    Objectives 

    Within the framework of the mental health services regional organization, the objectives are to describe and assess a day-care type alternative, informal mental health care service model.

    Method 

    One-nine subject were studied in a stratified sample from 3 community organizations in a mostly urban subregion in Quebec.

    The data were collected in several steps with 3 types of respondents : the user, the clinical team, and the community organization.

    In addition to the GAS and MRSS scales, a questionnaire was used to establish a sociodemographic profile and a health profile (diagnosis, medication, hospitalizations, outpatient follow-up).

    The EDBES was also used to assess the need (or lack thereof) for 25 mental health care services and their use during the last month.

    Results 

    Users are mostly individuals with severe and persistent disorders.

    Community organizations meet 40% of their needs.

    Conclusion 

    The 3 organizations play a key role in mental health care services.

    Their contribution, however, could be enhanced by increasing subsidies ; this would allow for permanent staff and longer office hours and would improve coordination and cooperation with clinical treatment teams.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Organisation santé, Service santé, Santé mentale, Santé communautaire, Québec, Canada, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Public health organization, Health service, Mental health, Community health, Quebec, Canada, North America, America, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 99-0170098

    Code Inist : 002B18H05B. Création : 16/11/1999.