Effect of full-service partnerships on homelessness, use and costs of mental health services, and quality of life among adults with serious mental illness.

@article{Gilmer2010EffectOF,
  title={Effect of full-service partnerships on homelessness, use and costs of mental health services, and quality of life among adults with serious mental illness.},
  author={Todd Gilmer and Ana Stefancic and Susan L. Ettner and Willard G. Manning and Sam J Tsemberis},
  journal={Archives of general psychiatry},
  year={2010},
  volume={67 6},
  pages={645-52}
}
CONTEXT Chronically homeless adults with severe mental illness are heavy users of costly inpatient and emergency psychiatric services. Full-service partnerships (FSPs) provide housing and engage clients in treatment. OBJECTIVE To examine changes in recovery outcomes, mental health service use and costs, and quality of life associated with participation in FSPs. DESIGN A quasi-experimental, difference-in-difference design with a propensity score-matched control group was used to compare… CONTINUE READING