Source: Video created by Barb Lundis
State or privately run institutions that remove people with more severe mental disorders from the general public and place them in a secure therapeutic setting.
Attempt to improve conditions for persons in long-term mental health facilities. Resulted in reduced use of full-time facilities, staff. Intended to foster independent living.
Facility that often houses more than one type of assistance for people with mental illnesses - employment, day treatment, recreation, addictions programs, education, crisis intervention, therapy.
Transitional housing between institution and community living. Work (or looking for work) is often a required to be able to stay there.