CMHA

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CMHACanadian Mental Health Association
CMHACuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority
CMHACincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority (Cincinnati, Ohio)
CMHACenter for Mental Health and Aging
CMHAColorado Manufactured Housing Association
CMHACommunity Mental Health Act
CMHACertified Master Handwriting Analyst
CMHAConnecticut Manufactured Housing Association
CMHACanada Mortgage and Housing Association
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To learn from our 50-year experience with the Community Mental Health Act and plan effectively for the coming era of the ACA, we must take heed of both the similarities and the differences.
With the Community Mental Health Act of 1963, Congress sought to move thousands of long-term mentally ill residents from large, out-of-the-way hospitals into community-based settings, where they would receive continuing support from a network of mental health centers.
Kennedy proposed the Community Mental Health Act of 1963, the federally funded, community-based mental health centers that the legislation introduced were seen as a humane alternative to the state mental institutions demonized by novelist Ken Kesey in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest."
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