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Misuse of federal funds for the mentally ill

hearing before the Human Resources and Intergovernmental Relations Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, first session, October 3, 1991.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Human Resources and Intergovernmental Relations Subcommittee.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Federal aid to community mental health services -- United States -- Management.,
    • Community mental health services -- United States -- Finance.,
    • Mental health policy -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .G663 1991d
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 173 p. :
      Number of Pages173
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1453784M
      ISBN 100160391377
      LC Control Number93107331
      OCLC/WorldCa26997596

      A federal audit found misuse of federal funds by two Maryland school districts who may be forced to repay the audit conducted by the Office of the Inspector General for the U.S. Both SAMHSA and the federal Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS) give public funds intended to help individuals with serious mental illness to groups that do not believe mental illness exists.

      The funding of mental illness services in the US is more thought-disordered than any of the thought-disordered patients it is meant to serve. The logical answer is to give the responsibility—and the federal funds currently supporting mental illness Author: E. Fuller Torrey.   Republican state legislators are sponsoring more mental health bills as the party seeks solutions to mass shootings, drug abuse, homelessness and suicide.

      As the committee reviewed descriptions and discussions of the causes of homelessness, two rather different concepts emerged. The first emphasizes homelessness as the result of the failures in the support and service systems for income maintenance, employment, corrections, child welfare, foster care, and care of mental illness . It is estimated that 10 million Americans (%) are living with serious mental illness. 1 However, only % of the most severely mentally ill will receive any type of mental health services. Whether those services are necessary and appropriate is not known. People with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, and other severe mental illnesses often complicated by substance misuse Author: Elinore F. Mccance-Katz.


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