Improving the income support of the chronically mentally ill: a model program to address the needs of the ex-psychiatric patient.

@article{Boydell1988ImprovingTI,
  title={Improving the income support of the chronically mentally ill: a model program to address the needs of the ex-psychiatric patient.},
  author={Katherine Boydell and Jarlath Trainor},
  journal={Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie},
  year={1988},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={3-6}
}
Interest in developing support services for the long-term mentally ill has increased in recent years. One of the most important aspects of support essential to the basic community survival of the chronic patient is income maintenance. Unfortunately, support in this area has been declining for this population. The purpose of this paper is to briefly outline the decline in the overall well-being of patients who rely on social assistance, describe a model income maintenance program established in… CONTINUE READING