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Volume 9, issue 3

Doświadczenia

An integrated community-oriented system of psychiatric care and alcohol/drug treatment

Mieczysław Janiszewski1, LESZEK GÓRECKI1, JAROSŁAW KOZERA1, WALDEMAR KWIATKOWSKI1
1. Wojewódzkiego Ośrodka Lecznictwa Psychiatrycznego w Toruniu
Postępy Psychiatrii i Neurologii, 2000, 9, 403-414
Keywords: mental health care, organization, community psychiatry

Abstract

The authors present the assumptionsunderlying the organization of mental health care inaccordance with the criteria of community psychiatry.They share their 10 year experience in the implementationof changes in the system of mentalhealth care and recovery from chemical dependencyin what used to be the Toruńadministrative districtand conclude that the recent health care reform hashad a negative effect on the mental health caresystem which is largely based on out-patient care.

Address for correspondence:
Dr Mieczysław Janiszewski, WOLP - Toruń,
ul. M. Skłodowskiej-Curie 27/29,87-100 Toruń