Parents with severe mental illness and their children: The need for human services integration
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- Blanch, A.K., Nicholson, J. & Purcell, J. The Journal of Mental Health Administration (1994) 21: 388. doi:10.1007/BF02521357
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This article presents the findings and recommendations of a statewide interagency task force on parents with mental illness who have young children. Based on testimony from consumers, providers, and advocates, the task force concluded that this is a substantial and neglected public policy issue requiring an intergovernmental, services integration approach. Recommendations were made in the areas of services, policies and procedures, and service coordination.