Psychiatric Reformation

The CAPS comes with the main objective to defend the construction of one politics of mental health for the alcohol users and other drugs, establishing the social control as a pledge of the advance of the Psychiatric Reformation in Brazil. Portaria 336/2002 establishes that the CAPS will be able to consist in the following modalities of services: CAPS I, II and III. Defined for increasing order of transport/complexity and population abrangncia. These three modalities of services fulfill the same function in the public attendance in mental health, having to be able for with priority attendance patient them with severe and persistent mental upheavals in its territorial area, in regimen of intensive treatment, half-intensive and not-intensive: – Intensive Attendance: it is the daily treatment, offered to the person who if finds with serious psychic suffering. – Half-intensive Attendance: the user can be taken care of up to twelve days in the month, when the suffering and the psychic desestruturao will diminish.

– Not-intensive Attendance: offered when the person does not need continuous support of the team to carry through its activities, being able to be taken care of up to three days in the month. CAPS I Population enters 20.000 the 70,000 hab. It carries through attendance of 20 the 30 patients/day, in intensive regimen CAPS II Population enters 70.000 the 200,000 hab Realiza attendance of 40 the 60 patient/day, in intensive regimen. CAPS III Population above of 200.000 hab. Patient carries through attendance of 40 the 60/day, in intensive regimen. CAPS i Population with 200.000 hab.

It carries through attendance of 15 the 25 children and/or adolescents per day. Ad CAPS superior Population the 70,000 hab. Patient carries through attendance of 25 the 45/day, with white public of patients of decurrent upheavals of the use and psychoactive substance dependence. Source: Health department, 2005. The Health department starts to specify the financing, being thus opened chances to insert new mechanisms for the reduction of psychiatric stream beds and fiscalization.