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Synonyms for center

a point or an area equidistant from all sides of something

a place of concentrated activity, influence, or importance

a point of origin from which ideas or influences, for example, originate

to direct toward a common center

at, in, near, or being the center

Synonyms for center

the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher

the object upon which interest and attention focuses

the middle of a military or naval formation

(basketball) the person who plays center on a basketball team

(football) the person who plays center on the line of scrimmage and snaps the ball to the quarterback

a place where some particular activity is concentrated

(ice hockey) the person who plays center on a hockey team

the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering

mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers

the position on a hockey team of the player who participates in the face off at the beginning of the game

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(American football) the position of the player on the line of scrimmage who puts the ball in play

a position on a basketball team of the player who participates in the jump that starts the game

equally distant from the extremes

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of or belonging to neither the right nor the left politically or intellectually


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A comprehensive jail management system report, providing individual biographical, diagnostic, release and treatment information, is used in weekly case-review meetings attended by the sheriff's office mental health staff, clinicians from community mental health centers and sheriff's office representatives from classification, security, administration, case management, discharge planning and medical care.
Indigents who had previously been confined in hospitals were now meant to live in the community and receive medication and counseling at public clinics called Community Mental Health Centers, which were built and staffed with $3 billion in federal money.
Treating people who are chronically mentally ill and don't have insurance comes with an array of problems, said Tom Grunden, executive director of the Little Rock Community Mental Health Center.
That's really what lead me in the direction of becoming a psychologist and ultimately ending up working with a community mental health center.
For more information, call Mark Lamers or Michele Shepherd at the San Fernando Valley Community Mental Health Center at 818-374-6901.
In some places, staff from a local community mental health center can evaluate an individual's illness at home if he or she will not voluntarily go in for treatment.
The rural community mental health center tends to serve a large geographic area, have decentralized service delivery, require its professionals to function as generalists, and coordinate closely with other agencies.
A consumer-run cooperative in Boulder County is described by Warner and Polak (1993), in which consumer and nonconsumer staff work together in a property maintenance and repair business contracted by the local community mental health center.
An example CBHA outlined for the governor's office, following his request for a list of administrative rules that could be eliminated, shows that staff at one community mental health center must complete and sign 56,300 documents per year.
It's no wonder that demand for the company's services (there are now 70 potential partners on the implementation list) exceeds its ability to open pharmacies, which are almost always located within or adjacent to a community mental health center or other health care facility.
Gregory and other community mental health center officials believe the answer is to go back and provide funds for local treatment.
A training manual has been produced on how to set up and implement such an IPS program in a community mental health center (Becker and Drake, 1993).
Participating providers include Abbe Community Mental Health Center in conjunction with Linn Community Care in Cedar Rapids; Eyerly-Ball Community Mental Health Center in conjunction with Primary Health Care in Des Moines; Siouxland Community Mental Health Center in conjunction with Siouxland Community Health Center in Sioux City; and Heartland Family Services ACT in conjunction with Council Bluffs Community Health Center in Council Bluffs.
That means people who need emergency inpatient treatment--Seacoast Mental Health is a community mental health center that provides outpatient services--have to wait in one of two locked, windowless rooms in the emergency department, Couture said.
Genoa Healthcare LLC has opened its 300th pharmacy inside a community mental health center.
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