State of Spirituality-Infused Mental Health Services in Los Angeles County Wellness and Client-Run Centers

  title={State of Spirituality-Infused Mental Health Services in Los Angeles County Wellness and Client-Run Centers},
  author={Atsurou Yamada and Andrew M Subica and Min A Kim and Kevin Van Nguyen and Caroline Lim and Rev. Laura L. Mancuso},
  journal={Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research},
Spiritual coping is associated with positive mental health outcomes for individuals with serious mental illness, yet spirituality-infused services are seldom offered in public sector mental health agencies. The Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health introduced a policy addressing spirituality in 2012. This study explored the breadth and degree to which spirituality-infused activities were being offered in 53 Los Angeles wellness and recovery centers after the policy was widely… CONTINUE READING

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