A Strategic Plan for Documenting Mental Health in New York State
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Table of Contents
- Why it's important to document mental health
- Developing a documentation plan
- Summary of mental health documentation priorities and goals
- Priority descriptions and potential records
- Document the experiences of people who receive mental health services.
- Document the experiences of family members and others close to people with psychiatric histories.
- Document the functions and services of mental health support and advocacy organizations and consumer/survivor/ex-patient groups
- Document significant approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders.
- Document the mental health and related services provided by institutions, organizations, and individuals and the training and personal experiences of service providers.
- Document the policies and legislation that have defined, influenced, and funded mental health services.
- Document societal attitudes toward mental health issues and people with psychiatric histories
- Actions to improve mental health documentation
- Next steps