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Mental health

United States. General Accounting Office

Mental health

community-based care increases for people with serious mental illness : report to Committee on Finance, U.S. Senate

by United States. General Accounting Office

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by U.S. General Accounting Office in Washington, D.C. (P.O. Box 37050, Washington, D.C. 20013) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mental health -- United States,
  • Mental health services -- United States,
  • Community mental health services -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCommunity-based care increases for people with serious mental illness
    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Finance.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination35 p. :
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14517265M
    OCLC/WorldCa45833104

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