assertive outreach services

assertive outreach services

The constellation of community-based mental health services in the UK which are intended to support people with severe and persistent mental illness who are difficult to engage in formal (hospital or surgery-based) settings.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
We are well placed to make this vision a reality - a 2008 report from the World Health Organisation showed that England and Wales were the only countries in Europe to report that all people with mental health disorders have access to assertive outreach services, such as crisis resolution teams, who treat people in their own homes.