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Summarizes the findings and recommendations of a study of major services and service delivery programs for Nevadans with mental health disorders, mental retardation, or alcohol or drug abuse problems. Describes all major public and private programs for meeting these people's needs, documents problems with services and programs, and presents recommendations for improvement. (See also R-1220, R-1420, R-1800/1.)

Table of Contents

  • Chapter One

    Description of the Study

  • Chapter Two

    Summary and Recommendations

  • Chapter Three

    The Mentally Handicapped Population

  • Chapter Four

    Direction

  • Chapter Five

    Prevention

  • Chapter Six

    Identification

  • Chapter Seven

    Special Education and Training Services

  • Chapter Eight

    Nonresidential Mental Health Services

  • Chapter Nine

    Treatment for Alcohol and Drug Abuse

  • Chapter Ten

    Residential Mental Health and Mental Retardation Services

  • Chapter Eleven

    Vocational Services

  • Chapter Twelve

    Medical Services

  • Chapter Thirteen

    Residential Living

  • Chapter Fourteen

    Income Assistance

  • Appendix A

    Detailed Vocational Rehabilitation Program and Client Characteristics

  • Appendix B

    Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals: Surveys of the Nevada Mental Health Institute

  • Appendix C

    California's Child Health and Disability Prevention Program

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