Residential Treatment Centers
Residential treatment centers exist world-wide with a purpose of treating people of all ages for a wide variety of problems. Programs evolved from orphanages, hospitalization, and incarceration alternatives; legislation and needs have shaped their development. Residential treatment facilities have specific goals and many receive their benefit; policy changes are needed to increase percentages of recipients. Funding, administration, and outcomes influence issues of debate for future regulation (Stein, 1995).
Issues, Needs, & Problems
Mental health care accounts for a full ten percent of total national health care costs; it costs business over $400 per …