role of profession was changing provider of services and has to be an advocate

Role of profession was changing provider of services

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role of profession was changing (provider of services and has to be an advocate for a  patients rights)  promote choices of body and mind on patients  halt involuntary services  self help groups developed  P. 472. Know 3 things that were happening in the national government, know only the  organizations she mentions and know  outcomes of some of the studies.  1.) Look for the one that starts with the Supreme Court decided that… 2.) The one about Surgeon General reported  on mental health that biological  disturbances come from  multiple causes, not only biological. 
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20:50 3.) Commission on Mental Health recommended a shift on mental health  (So look more info on those 3 b/c she only briefly mentioned them)  Assertive Community Treatment program that if you had a problem with managing  medication, you would be forced to take the medication. Legal in 41 states Coalition of MH Consumers Organization  The Banner: <Look for the quote!!>   Significance of quote is that nothing can be done without us (the patients) and that  surivovors and patients should come together to evaluate services and treatment. Also  professionals can be advocates as well.  P 476 National Institute of Mental Health favored bio model which made them unpopular  because they agreed with forced treatment. They said that if people saw Mental Ilnness  as a brain disease then that would reduce stigma.  Mandated Consumers Office (look up details in book)  Network of one group goes to another sharing info! 
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