End of Life Care for Persons
with Serious Mental Illness
The Metro Suburban Area of the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health, welcome you to our web page: end of life care. Quality end of life care promotes improved care for persons who are dying as well as supporting their families and loved ones. This web page will provide information about groundbreaking research the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health, Metro Suburban Area (MSA) is currently conducting. Our research focuses on End-of-Life Care for Persons with Serious Mental Illness, a grant supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s
Promoting Excellence in the End of Life Care
. We are proud to be the first state government organization in the U.S. to explore an area of mental health that has thus far been overlooked.
Chances are you are visiting this web site because of an interest in end of life care. Some of you may be familiar with end of life care, while others may have heard this phrase on a television show or the recent Moyers PBS series,
On Our Own Terms
. This web page will describe the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health, MSA, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grant, as well as provide some background on the evolution of end of life care.