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Community based teams can transform mental health services, says report

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7443.790-c (Published 01 April 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:790
  1. Debashis Singh
  1. London

    Community based mental health teams are having far reaching effects on mental health services across the country, a new report says. But it warns that the teams need to be set up over a realistic period of time and be adequately resourced.

    The report is the result of a two year study by the charity the Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health and the National Institute for Mental Health in England. It is a guide to establishing assertive outreach teams and crisis resolution teams based on the lessons learnt from new and existing …

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