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Case Manager
Reducing Risk of Relapse in People
With Schizophrenia

Case managers, social workers, and community mental health center team members are in a unique position to help coordinate, support, educate, and advocate for people with schizophrenia, as well as facilitate care coordination between clients and members of the care team. This guide discusses their roles in helping people with schizophrenia manage their symptoms and reduce the risk of relapse by educating people with schizophrenia, promoting treatment adherence, addressing psychosocial issues, coordinating care among treatment teams, and ensuring successful transitions of care.

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