We deeply appreciate the consultations provided by Barbara Burns, PhD,Robert Drake, MD, Susan Essock, PhD, William Hargreaves, PhD, Teh-wei Hu,PhD, Anthony Lehman, MD, and Greg Teague, PhD, without whose expertise thisstudy could not have been accomplished. We also thank the National and TexasAlliance for the Mentally Ill and the National and Texas Depressive and ManicDepressive Association for providing patient and family educational materials.We appreciate greatly the assistance of Gus Sicard, PhD, for his translationof the educational, clinical, and research evaluation materials into Spanish.We thank Karla Starkweather, BJ (TMAP communications director, Texas Departmentof Mental Health and Mental Retardation, Austin). Most important, we wishto express our gratitude to the personnel at each community mental healthcenter for allowing us to conduct this research with their staff and patients,including Andrews Center, Tyler; Center for Health Care Services, San Antonio;Life Management Center, El Paso; Lubbock Regional Mental Health and MentalRetardation Center; Mental Health and Mental Retardation Authority of HarrisCounty, Houston; Tri-County Mental Health and Mental Retardation Services,Conroe; and Tropical Texas Mental Health and Mental Retardation Services,Edinburgh, Harlingen, and Brownsville. We appreciate the secretarial supportof Fast Word Inc (Dallas) and David Savage and thank Andrew Sedillo, MD, forestablishing the TMAP Web site (http://www.mhmr.state.tx.us/centraloffice/medicaldirector/tmap.html). We also thank the assistant module directors, Sherwood Brown, MD,PhD, John Chiles, MD, and Teresa Pigott, MD, and the algorithm managementteam coordinators, Judith Chiles, BSN, Ellen Dennehy, PhD, Ellen Habamacher,BS, and Tracie Key, BSN, RN.