The Detroit Wayne Mental Health authority and Wayne State University in Detroit, MI co-hosted a conference entitled Raising the Bar that focused on improving mental health services. These improvements would assure that persons would receive help in a more organized and focused process of care. This is not a new theme for a conference on the topic of serving the mentally ill, substance abuse, and those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
For those who have worked in the system for many years the claim of improving service delivery has been a repetitive theme. Often the improvements are driven by funding and not the needs of the person in care. Let’s take a look at the proposed changes that are going to raise the bar:Read More