Term Mental Health Halfway Houses
Code RR-8800.5100
Definition Programs that provide congregate living arrangements and a wide variety of counseling and supportive services to facilitate the return to the community, if possible, of people who have received psychiatric treatment in an inpatient or residential treatment facility for acute or chronic mental or emotional disorders. Included are facilities that provide brief, intermediate and lifelong living arrangements in a sheltered environment.
Created 3/10/92
Changed 12/15/14
Use References Behavioral Health Halfway Houses
Housing for Ex-Psychiatric Patients
See Also References Mental Health Care Facilities (RM)
External Classification Terms Mental Health/Substance Use Disorders (CAN MH-500)
Mental Health/Substance Use Disorders (USA MH-500)
Mental Health Treatment (NPC F04)
Mental Health Treatment (NTE F30)
Transitional Residential Care/Recovering Mentally Ill (UW 2.2.03.06)
Related Concepts Disabilities
Homelessness
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