TITLE

Mental health strategy will focus on early intervention

PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Community Care;7/30/2009, Issue 1781, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on Great Britain's new mental health strategy, New Horizons, which succeeds the National Service Framework for Mental Health Services. It aims to improve the mental health and well being of the population and upgrade the quality and accessibility of services for those with poor mental health. It also focuses on early intervention and the establishment of a youth mental health service for 14-to 25-year-olds that would offer a range of interventions.
ACCESSION #
43969379

 

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