ERIC Number: EJ415980
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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Mental Health Services for Homeless Mentally Ill Persons: Federal Initiatives and Current Service Trends.
Levine, Irene S.; Rog, Debra J.
American Psychologist, v45 n8 p963-68 Aug 1990
Recent research suggests that approximately one-third of homeless single adults suffer from severe mental illnesses. Discusses federal initiatives undertaken by the National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH) to encourage research and improve services for this subgroup. Describes the target population, NIMH research findings, and current mental health service trends. (AF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Information Analyses
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Audience: Policymakers; Researchers
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Stewart B McKinney Homeless Assistance Act 1987