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Important Documents

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June 14, 2004, Draft Memo from James B. Gottstein on Disability Justice: A Psychiatric Survivor's Perspective.
Mental Health Statistics from SAMHSA.
Bibliography of First-Person Narratives of Madness by Gail Hornstein.
Mental health recovery: what helps and what hinders? A national research project for the development of recovery facilitating system performance indicators
Alaska Mental Health Board 2003 Budget Summit Report   PDF Version.
The President's New Freedom Commission on Mental Health issued its Final Report July 22, 2003.
United States Supreme Court Lays Down rules for Medicating someone to make him/her competent to stand trial in Sell v. US. (PDF)
SAMHSA Participatory Dialogues, a Guide to Organizing Interactive Discussions beteen Consumers, Providers and Family Members
Anchorage Emergency Services Pathways
Mental Health Statistics
7 AAC 71Community Mental Health Service Regulations (As amended through March 16, 2001)
Clearinghouse Gives Peer-Support Proposal Writers A Boost; Citing evidence gives credibility to your proposal
The Well Being of our Nation: An Inter-Generational Vision of Effective Mental Health Services and Supports (September 16, 2002) (PDF)Webpage Version.
Performance Measures Pilot Project -- Primary Phase Final Report
DSM IV (Diagnostic and Statistics Manual, Fourth Revision)
A Legal Handbook for Nonprofit Corporation Volunteers, or What to Do Till the Lawyer Comes, Seventh Edition (Rev. November 12, 2003) by James D. DeWitt, Guess & Rudd P.C.
Psychiatric Ethics:  The Principles of Medical Ethics With Annotations Especially Applicable to Psychiatry, 2001 Edition
Consumer/Survivor-Operated Self-Help Programs: A Technical Report by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services (2001, PDF Format)
Mental Health Performance Measures--Phase One Report tasked with identifying a set of performance measures for evaluation of the state's public mental health system is now available (PDF Format)
Principled Mental Health System Reform by Timothy A. Kelly, Ph.D.
Computer and Internet Use Among People with Disabilities  by H . Stephen Kaye, Ph. D. Disability Statistics Center Institute for Health and Aging
The Trouble with Pact:  Questioning the Increasing Use of Assertive Community Treatment Teams in Community Mental Health, by Patricial Spindel and Jo Anne Nugent.
Alaska Statutes relating to Advance Directives and Powers of Attorney
Analysis of Alaska's Assisted Treatment Laws by Psychlaw.com
Alaska Statutes relating to Grievance Procedures
Regulation regarding grantee Governing Board makeup.
Enforcing the ADA A Status Report from the Department of Justice (October - December 1999).
Alaska Mental Health Board 1999 Annual Report
Boston University's Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation's recently published: A National Survey of Professionals and Managers with Psychiatric Conditions: A Portrait of Achievements and Challenges
Surgeon General Issues Report on Mental Health with remarks by Larry Fricks Director, Office of Consumer Relations Georgia Department of Mental Health.   The Report has a number of sections about consumer issues:
The Work Incentives Improvement Act of 1999 (HTML format). PDF VersionSummary.
Alaska Mental Health Board's FY 2001 Planning and  Budget Recommendations to the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority.
Implications of Consumer Direction for Disability Policy - Development and
Rehabilitation Service Delivery
A Shared Vision II,  The Alaska Mental Health Strategic Plan 1999-2003 
     HTML Version 
     PDF Version (650 kb)
1999 Comprehensive Integrated Mental Health Plan ( 7/19/99)
Mental Health Parity Task Force  (updated 3/23/99)
     Final Report
Summary of  Work Incentives Improvement Act of 1999 as passed by Senate.
Report on Barriers to Employment (September 1998)
Transforming API: A New Vision of Alaska's Mental Health System
Consumer's Rights in Alaska
What is Managed Care?
Why the Internet is Important to Consumers
The Disability Law Center's draft Goals and PrioritiesThe deadline for the public comment was Friday, September 10, 1999.

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