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Descriptor English: Community Mental Health Services
Descriptor Spanish: Servicios Comunitarios de Salud Mental
Descriptor Portuguese: Serviços Comunitários de Saúde Mental
Descriptor French: Services communautaires en santé mentale
Entry term(s): Assertive Community Treatment
Community Treatment, Assertive
Health Services, Community Mental
Mental Health Services, Community
Services, Community Mental Health
Services, Mental Health Community
Treatment, Assertive Community
Tree number(s): F04.408.307
N02.421.143.183
N02.421.461.232
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003156
Scope note: Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive mental health services provided for individuals in the community.
Annotation: Public Laws 88-164 & 89-105
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Mental Health Services (1966)
Public MeSH Note: 67
History Note: 67
Entry Version: COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH SERV
DeCS ID: 3188
Unique ID: D003156
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1967/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/29
Community Mental Health Services - Preferred
Concept UI M0004901
Scope note Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive mental health services provided for individuals in the community.
Preferred term Community Mental Health Services
Entry term(s) Health Services, Community Mental
Mental Health Services, Community
Services, Community Mental Health
Services, Mental Health Community
Assertive Community Treatment - Narrower
Concept UI M0535051
Scope note Team treatment model designed to provide community-based and supportive psychiatric services.
Preferred term Assertive Community Treatment
Entry term(s) Community Treatment, Assertive
Treatment, Assertive Community



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