Fragmented and often uncoordinated public services for the more severely mentally ill are often characteristic of the current U.S. mental health system.
The creation of local mental health authorities has been promoted as part of a solution, as has happened in Wisconsin at the county level and is championed in the ongoing Robert Wood Johnson Foundation funded innovative service sites for severely mentally ill adults.
There are indications that these innovative mental health authorities will fall short of fulfilling their promise.
Basic principles from the management and organizations literature are used to identify several organization and management issues that may have been neglected.
Mots-clés Pascal : Santé mentale, Organisation santé, Collectivité locale, Gestion organisation, Service public, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Innovation, Evolution, Etude critique, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Mental health, Public health organization, Local community, Organization management, Public utilities, United States, North America, America, Innovation, Evolution, Critical study, Human
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Cote : 93-0058550
Code Inist : 002B18H05. Création : 199406.