Sunday, May 1, 2011

Patient referrals and the law



From an article published in the January 2010 edition Psychiatric Services:
It is increasingly plausible that not referring [mental health] patients to recovery- and rehabilitation-oriented groups — to self-help groups, supported employment, supported education, and other similar community participation and consumer-run programs — may now raise liability issues, whereas such referrals may have been viewed as risky decades earlier.
To read the entire article (PDF) please click here.

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