A Practical Guide to Psychiatric Advance Directives
Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Resource Type: Documents and Publications
Focus Population: People with Serious Mental Illness (SMI)
Topics: Mental Health Treatment
This report provides background and practical information promoting the use of psychiatric advance directives as a tool for self-directed care in psychiatric treatment, progress toward parity in mental health, and supporting crisis planning and the rights of persons who live with mental illness.