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Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness (redirected from PAIMI)
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Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness,
In the U.S., programs administered by every state and territory, protecting patients with mental illness from abuse, neglect, or infringements of their rights.
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OPA contends that a statutorily authorized investigation is not a civil action and thus there is no conflict between PAIMI
and Connecticut law.
Since the PAIMI
program advocates only on behalf of those individuals who live in or who have recently been released from institutions (Westat, 1999), this PAIR program served the remaining individuals with mental illness who had established residences in the community.
, and PAIR are the largest P&A programs.
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