Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 July 2010

576 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195388572

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Mental Health Services: A Public Health Perspective

Third Edition

Editors: Bruce Lubotsky Levin, MD, Editors Kevin D. Hennessy, and Editors: John Petrila, JD, LLM

  • Written by national experts in mental and public health
  • The book is unique in providing a public health framework of the most significant issues facing mental health policy makers, administrators, planners, and practitioners
  • Each chapter closes with a section titled "Implications for Mental Health" that highlights the importance of the chapter for the overall field of mental health services delivery.
  • The framework of the text is public health, unlike any other text in the field

New to this Edition:

  • Revised and expanded third edition tilizes a public health framework and the latest epidemiological, treatment, and service systems research to promote a comprehensive understanding of the organization, financing, and delivery of mental health and substance abuse services in the United States.

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