Title

Parents with severe mental illness and their children: the need for human services integration

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Psychiatry; Clinical and Population Health Research; Center for Mental Health Services Research

Date

10-1-1994

Document Type

Article

Medical Subject Headings

Adult; Child; Child Health Services; *Child of Impaired Parents; Continuity of Patient Care; Health Policy; Humans; Interinstitutional Relations; Mental Disorders; New York; *Public Health Administration; Social Work, Psychiatric; Systems Integration

Disciplines

Psychiatry

Abstract

This article presents the findings and recommendations of a statewide interagency task force on parents with mental illness who have young children. Based on testimony from consumers, providers, and advocates, the task force concluded that this is a substantial and neglected public policy issue requiring an intergovernmental, services integration approach. Recommendations were made in the areas of services, policies and procedures, and service coordination.

Rights and Permissions

Citation: J Ment Health Adm. 1994 Fall;21(4):388-96.

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

10138012