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Unformatted text preview: Admitted to a hospital and released between 8-10 times Criticism for de-institutionalization was that there wasnt a good program in place for the patients being released. Sometimes she left on her own, if she voluntarily admitted herself, she could leave without consent after 72 hours. De-Institutionalization-Case Management Coordinating services for patients Help maintain patients, help them function Partial hospitalization IOP (Intensive Outpatient)-Many released patients ended up in the criminal justice system-Myths and misconceptions about mentally ill being violent caused problems in communities. Not in my back yard-Federal funding for mentally ill caused state programs with less money to downsize.-Parity Laws Must give equal care all sicknesses including mental-Medicaid (poor)/Medicare (elderly) Now cover mental disabilities-...
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- Spring '07