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Mental Health Reforms in Europe: Israel's Rehabilitation in the Community of Persons With Mental Disabilities Law: Challenges and Opportunities
Uri Aviram, Ph.D.; Yigal Ginath, M.D.; David Roe, Ph.D.
Dr. Aviram is professor emeritus at the School of Social Work and Social Welfare, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mt. Scopus, Jerusalem 91905, Israel (e-mail: msaviram@mscc.huji.ac.il). He was formerly (2007–2011) chairperson of the Israel National Council for the Rehabilitation in the Community of Persons With Mental Disabilities.

Dr. Ginath is with the Department of Psychiatry, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel, and chairperson of “Reut” Community Mental Health Organization, Jerusalem.

Dr. Roe is with the Department of Community Mental Health, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel. Portions of this work were presented at an Israel National Institute for Health Policy Research International Workshop, “Rehabilitation and Community Integration of Persons With Psychiatric Disabilities: The First Ten Years and Beyond,” Caesarea, Israel, October 13–14, 2010. Matt Muijen, M.D., Ph.D., is editor of this column.

Psychiatric Services 2012;63:110-112. doi:10.1176/appi.ps.201100009
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