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Dear Clubhouse International Colleagues,

I am very pleased to let you know about two research reports recently published involving Clubhouses and their effectiveness at helping people living with mental illness. These articles should be useful to you when you are making the case for support for your Clubhouse.

The articles are:

Analysis of the Association of Clubhouse Membership with Overall Costs of Care for Mental Health Treatment
You can see it here.
Authors: Hwang, S., Woody, J. & Eaton, W.W.
For information about this article contact Jason Woody at B’More Clubhouse:

A Systematic Review of Evidence for the Clubhouse Model of Psychosocial Rehabilitation
You can see it here.
Authors: McKay, C., Nugent, K.L., Johnsen, M. et al.
This paper reviews the Evidence Base for the Clubhouse Model and summarizes the evidence for a variety of outcomes.
The article can be downloaded for free from the link.
For more information about this article contact Colleen McKay at the UMASS Medical School, Program for Clubhouse Research:

We have over 1,000 articles in our online Library, feel free to scroll through. You can find the references to these two articles by entering the name of each article in the box called Publication Name or Document Title.

Kind regards,
Joel D. Corcoran
Executive Director