Lecture 23 - Cure Act what kind of efforts are being made in order to better understand and treat to reform the way people with mental illness are

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12/08/16 Cure Act – what kind of efforts are being made in order to better understand and treat, to reform the way people with mental illness are treated in the Criminal Justice system o Address several significant areas of mental health treatment o Some people are going to need to hospitalized for a longer period of time o The act will fundamentally change the foundation for now the federal government prioritizes mental illness Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders Establishes a new federal policy laboratory form mental health and substance abuse Strengthens and expand critical assisted outpatient treatment programs to help break the revolving door cycle Establishes a grant program for assertive community treatment teams Provides states with new innovative opportunities Medicaid patients Strengthens community response systems with a grant program to create
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