The fiscal crisis in New York City: effects on the mental health care of minority populations.

@article{Ruiz1979TheFC,
  title={The fiscal crisis in New York City: effects on the mental health care of minority populations.},
  author={Pedro Parraguez Ruiz},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={1979},
  volume={136 1},
  pages={93-6}
}
The author describes the effect that severe budget cuts accompanied by guidelines stipulating that direct services be given priority over primary preventive services had on a community mental health center in New York City. He focuses his discussion on the effect these guidelines had on the mental health care services provided the minority populations… CONTINUE READING