Administration in mental health

, Volume 12, Issue 1, pp 26–39 | Cite as

Developing a comprehensive state mental health plan

  • Larry R. Faulkner
  • desAnges C. Eckert
  • Keong C. Cheah
  • David L. Cutler
  • Joseph D. Bloom


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.


Public Health Mental Health Health Plan State Mental Health Plan Development 
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© Human Sciences Press 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Larry R. Faulkner
    • 1
  • desAnges C. Eckert
  • Keong C. Cheah
  • David L. Cutler
  • Joseph D. Bloom
  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryOHSUPortland

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