ERIC Number: EJ366465
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Former Mental Patients as Mental Health Workers: An Idea Whose Time Has Come.
Long, Lorence A.
Community Review, v3 n1 p12-16 Spr 1979
Advocates employing former mental patients to staff mental health centers. Reveals evidence that patients can help each other. Reviews the special contributions that former patients can make (e.g., offering a consumer point of view, making appropriate demands, and being a role model). Identifies problems that may be expected. (DMM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Available from Community Review, Transaction Periodicals Consortium, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08903.