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Treatment Settings

Author: Barbara Ludins

This lesson will explore treatment settings that are equipped to help those with mental health issues.

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Terms to Know
Community Mental Health Center

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.


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.

Halfway House

Transitional housing between institution and community living. Work (or looking for work) is often a required to be able to stay there.

Mental Hospitals

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.