Homeward Bound: Moving Treatment from the Institution to the Community

@article{Peterson2005HomewardBM,
  title={Homeward Bound: Moving Treatment from the Institution to the Community},
  author={Mary Peterson and William E. Michael and Mary Armstrong},
  journal={Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research},
  year={2005},
  volume={33},
  pages={508-511}
}
This study examined changes in the length of stay, cost savings, recidivism and community access when individuals with serious mental illness who were mandated into extended treatment were moved from a regional center institution to community treatment. Results showed significantly shorter length of stay, cost savings and no increase in recidivism when… CONTINUE READING