Understanding the current facts and principles of mental health system planning.

  title={Understanding the current facts and principles of mental health system planning.},
  author={William Arnold Anthony and M R Cohen and William A. Kennard},
  journal={The American psychologist},
  volume={45 11},
The state mental health services planning encouraged by Pub.L. 99-660, TitleV, will be a very different process from the services planning of previous decades. The services planning stimulated by this new legislation will be influenced by a philosophy and set of values that contrast markedly with past services planning. In this article, service planning principles are articulated that can guide the planning of a comprehensive community-based service system. Yet, no matter how well crafted the… 
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