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The New Freedom Commission on Mental Health identified self-directed care as one service innovation that could create a more consumer- and family oriented mental health system. Four years later, there are still fewer than 400 consumers in five states accessing self-directed care in the public mental health system. This Open Forum identifies three main barriers to explain this lack of progress. The abstract and article are available for download here.
Populations:Psychiatric Disabilities/Mental Illness
New Freedom Commission on Mental Health; consumer and family oriented mental health system; barriers to progress; future prospects; mental health
National Resource Center for Participant-Directed Services
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/52294