Lessons learned in developing community mental health care in Latin American and Caribbean countries

Denise Razzouk , Guilherme Gregório, Renato Antunes, Jair de Jesus Mari , Eds.: (World Psychiatry, (2012)

This paper summarizes the findings for the Latin American and Caribbean countries of the WPA Task Force on Steps, Obstacles and Mistakes to Avoid in the Implementation of Community Mental Health Care. It presents an overview of the provision of mental health services in the region; describes key experiences in Argentina, Belize, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Jamaica and Mexico; and discusses the lessons learned in developing community mental health care.


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