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Published by Rand in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English



  • Nevada.


  • Mental health services -- Nevada.,
  • People with mental disabilities -- Services for -- Nevada.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementJ. S. Kakalik ... [et al.].
Series[Report] - Rand Corporation ; R-1800-FLF
ContributionsKakalik, James S.
LC ClassificationsAS36 .R3 R-1800, RA790.65.N3 .R3 R-1800
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 501 p. :
Number of Pages501
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4954030M
LC Control Number76382296

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Summarized are the findings and recommendations of a 2-year study of all major services and service delivery systems in Nevada for persons with mental health disorders, mentally retarded persons, and abusers of alcohol and other drugs. In late , The President's Committee on Mental Retardation (PCMR) spon­ sored a National Strategy Conference on Mental Retardation and Mental Health in Washington, D.C. The purpose of this conference was to bring together our nation's leadership in the fields of mental retardation and mental.   Mental Health America’s analysis also highlights a growing problem when it comes to adolescent mental health. The rates of youth depression increased from percent in to percent in And at least 6 out of 10 children and young adults don’t receive adequate care, according to the report. "The Nevada Mental Health Code defines mental illness as "a substantial disorder of thought or mood that significantly impairs judgment, behavior, capacity to recognize reality, or ability to cope.