Unformatted text preview: 2. Once stabilized, they no longer qualify for financial assistance. ...released 3. Community-based services not provided adequate funding, so these patients don't get enough assistance. ...thus, they digress and end up back in institution Some facts: * studies have indicated that approximately 50% of those released from public mental hospitals were readmitted in 1 year * Over 2/3 of all psychiatric inpatients are former patients * one result has been massive homelessness of those suffering from mental illnesses...
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- Fall '09
- Psychology, Psychiatric hospital, severely ill patients, psychiatric inpatients