Mental health

Improving health systems and services for mental health

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WHO

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Number of pages: 104
Languages: English
ISBN: 978 92 4 159877 4

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Overview

This document presents an integrated strategy for mental health system development that will lead to enhanced service delivery, improved outcomes, and improved human rights for people with mental disorders.

By using the practical guidance provided in this document, countries can ensure that their mental health systems are not haphazard, but rather, the products of careful consideration and planning.

All areas of health system development for mental health are covered - from the policy/legislative framework through t o the organization, planning, and financing of services.