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Terms Definitions
Recovery The process of living a fulfilling life regardless of a mental health diagnosis.
Registered Nurse (RN) A registered nurse is a trained professional with a nursing degree who provides patient care and administers medicine.
Regional Support Network (RSN) An organization that oversees mental health programs in a certain area, such as a county or group of counties.
Report Card An accounting of the quality of services, compared among providers over time. The report card grades providers on predetermined, measurable quality and outcome indicators. Generally, consumers use report cards to choose a health plan or provider, while policy makers may use report card results to determine overall program effectiveness, efficiency, and financial stability.
Residential Services Services provided over a 24-hour period or any portion of the day which a patient resided, on an on-going basis, in a State facility or other facility and received treatment.
Residential Treatment Facilities (RTFs)
Facilities that provide treatment 24 hours a day and can usually serve more than 12 people at a time. Children with serious emotional disturbances receive constant supervision and care. Treatment may include individual, group, and family therapy; behavior therapy; special education; recreation therapy; and medical services. Residential treatment is usually more long-term than inpatient hospitalization. Centers are also known as therapeutic group homes.
Resilience The ability to regain strength and functioning after adversity, including recovering from a mental health crisis.
Respite Residential Services
Provision of periodic relief to the usual family members and friends who care for the clients/patients.
Respite Care
A service that provides a break for parents who have a child with a serious emotional disturbance. Trained parents or counselors take care of the child for a brief period of time to give families relief from the strain of caring for the child. This type of care can be provided in the home or in another location. Some parents may need this help every week.
Retired
Clients who are of legal age, stopped working and have withdrawn from one's occupation.

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