Developing a comprehensive state mental health plan

Larry R. Faulkner, des Anges C. Eckert, Keong C. Cheah, David L. Cutler, Joseph D. Bloom

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The authors review the history of state mental health planning from the federal perspective, discuss some state objectives for comprehensive planning, and present a participatory model for plan development. They demonstrate how the model can be used as a theoretical framework to produce a mental health plan that is a viable management tool fulfilling many state objectives.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)26-39
Number of pages14
JournalAdministration in Mental Health
Issue number1
StatePublished - Sep 1984
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Leadership and Management
  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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