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Turning the Tide: Preserving Community Mental Health Services

February 4, 2003

Across the country, the demand for community mental health services is growing at the same time that community mental health programs are in crisis as a result of inadequate financing and a shortage of appropriately trained providers. Nationwide, the imbalance between the supply of and demand for community mental health services is causing unnecessary personal suffering and imposing avoidable societal costs. This Issue Brief explores how health grantmakers can support community programs that provide critical mental health intervention and treatment services to children and adults.

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