/ Self-Determination: Can it work in Mental Health?
series of articles on self direction in mental illness
This monograph is a
compilation of the briefing papers presented at The National
Self-Determination and Psychiatric Disability Invitational
Conference: "We Make the Road by Traveling on It".
The papers, written by people with psychiatric disabilities
and others, were designed to summarize current knowledge about
self-determination, and to suggest action steps for the future.
website provides information on the theoretical underpinnings
difficult issues with your service provider"
is a brief and easily readable booklet prepared by the National
Research and Training Center on Psychiatric Disability at
the University of Chicago. It is directed at mental
health consumers in an effort to facilitate effective communication
with mental health professionals. A nice resource.