The article describes the Community Forensic Mental Health Services in Australia and their different service models. It discusses the service models used and why they have developed this way. The interface between CFMHS, mainstream mental health and secure inpatient forensic mental health services needs to be clear and common issues are outlined. The future directions for CFMHS are suggested, which include demonstrating that CFMHS are effective in delivering what they profess to do.
|Pages (from-to)||87 - 99|
|Number of pages||13|
|Journal||International Journal of Forensic Mental Health|
|Publication status||Published - 2007|