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Involving Families in Systems Change: Improving Services for People with Co-occurring Disorders in the Criminal and Juvenile Justice System — Strategies for Service Providers

Author(s): National GAINS Center
Teaser: Families of consumers who are mentally ill and substance abusers often can be highly effective as advocates for systems change. They bring life skills, credibility, energy, and determination based on their commitment to helping their relatives. This brochure briefly summarizes the benefits, challenges, and strategies to involving family members of consumers as advocates. It also includes examples of programs that have done this successfully, as well as a resource list.
Link: http://gainscenter.samhsa.gov/pdfs/family/Involving_Families_Prov.pdf | PDF - 29Kb

Date retrieved: 01/20/11
Year published: Unknown
Resource type: PDF