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There are two assignments in this unit. Be sure to complete both as they are graded separately. Unit Outcomes addressed in this Assignment Assess the relationship between hospital based services...

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There are two assignments in this unit. Be sure to complete both as they are graded separately.

Unit Outcomes addressed in this Assignment

  • Assess the relationship between hospital based services versus community based services in mental health care.

Course Outcome assessed/addressed in this Assignment:

HW315-6:Identify barriers to effective mental health treatment and policy development to decrease the stigma attached to mental health.

Instructions:

Assignment 1: Essay on Mental Health

Research and write a brief essay to the following topic. Your response should be between 300–500 words. Your work should follow the conventions of Standard English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.). Your writing should be well ordered, logical and unified, as well as original and insightful. Furthermore, all sources used should be properly cited using APA formatting.

Based on the readings in Chapter 7, answer the following questions:

  1. Discuss how the development of a mental health policy might decrease the stigma attached to mental health disorders.
  2. Identify what should be included in the policy.

Assignment 2: Research on Mental Health

Research your community for mental health services.

  1. List the mental health services and resources that are available in your community.
  2. Indicate how you obtained the information. If you used a web site, what is the link? If you spoke with someone, what is the person's name and agency.

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Solution

Nishtha answered on Jun 01 2021
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Running Head: HEALTHCARE ASSIGNMENTS     1
HEALTHCARE ASSIGNMENTS         2
HEALTHCARE ASSIGNMENTS
Table of Contents
Assignment 1: Essay on Mental Health    3
Introduction    3
Ways in which Development of Mental Health Policy Might Decrease Stigma Attached to Mental Health Disorders    3
Aspects to be included in the Policy    3
Conclusion    4
Assignment 2: Research on Mental Health    4
Q1. Mental Health Services and Resources Available in My Community    4
Q2. Ways to Obtain Information    5
References    7
Assignment 1: Essay on Mental Health
Introduction
Stigma is the reinforcement of that ignorance with sanctioning against those who dare disobey. It can involve badmouthing, ba
ing from economic or community opportunities, diminishing or discontinuing personal relationships, and other methods of isolating someone or trying to get them to "shape up". The following essay deals in developing mental health policy to combat stigma associated with mental health issues.
Ways in which Development of Mental Health Policy Might Decrease Stigma Attached to Mental Health Disorders
One cannot make other people any less ignorant or any less stigmatizing of mental health struggles. One can certainly offer information, and live as an example of more constructive ways to address the issue of health and healthcare. The more people talk about their own issues, particularly influential people generally considered flawless, the easier it will be for the rest to be accept. Better knowledge on the part of the general public about the psychiatric disorders, their natural course, and effective treatments can help to reduce the associated stigma.
As mentioned by Eriksson, Ghazinour and Hammarstrom (2018), at primary level, it will also help in the infrastructure development of hospital to treat mental illness and deliver more mental healthcare services. Collaboration of national mental health with existing general healthcare services would help in eradicating stigma of mental illness, early detection and follow up process and also setting rehabilitation centers (Stuart, 2016).
Aspects to be included in the Policy
Mental illness is not covered in many countries’ Health Insurance companies, if person is not having Health Insurance before, then h/she should not be cover. Mental healthcare insurance has never been a priority for health...
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