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Mental Health Services

Occupations that provide mental health services help those with mental illness to live functional lives. A wide variety of degree programs and career choices exist in this field. Continue reading to explore your options in mental health services.

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Mental health services professionals help individuals with psychological disorders live functional lives by teaching them daily living skills and assisting them with social, recreational, educational and occupational activities. Specific duties include assessing and diagnosing illnesses and developing and maintaining treatment plans. Mental health services occupations include mental health and substance abuse social workers, counseling psychologists and psychiatric aides, who are also known as psychiatric assistants or technicians. Many graduates of mental health services programs work in hospitals or residential and rehabilitation facilities.

Those who are patient, compassionate and interested in helping others may enjoy a career in mental health services. If this line of work sounds interesting, take a look at the following Study.com resources.

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