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Standards for Community-Based Mental Health Services

J. Perry, L. Palmer, P. Thom, et al., Eds.: Royal College of Psychiatrists, (2017)

Mental Health Services in the Community

European Union EU, (2018)

Good practices in Mental Health and Well-being

The Friendship Bench - Zimbabwe


Working to enhance mental well-being and improve quality of life in communities. The Friendship Bench project is an evidence-based intervention developed in Zimbabwe to bridge the mental health treatment gap. Our mission is to enhance mental well-being and improve quality of life through the use of problem solving therapy delivered by trained lay health workers. We focus on people who are suffering from common mental disorders, such as anxiety and depression- kufungisisa.

Ukraine: Mental Health in Transition

World Bank, (2017)

Assessment and Guidance for Strengthening Integration of Mental Health into Primary Health Care and Community-Based Service Platforms in Ukraine

Healing minds, changing lives : a movement for community-based mental health care in Peru – delivery innovations in a low-income community, 2013-2016

World Bank, (2018)

This report explores community-focused change initiatives in the financing, organization, and delivery of mental health services in Peru from 2013 to 2016. It examines the national dimension of reforms but focuses above all on implementation and results in the economically fragile district of Carabayllo, in northern Lima

Community Mental Health Practice. Seven essential Features for Scaling up in low- and middle-income Countries

Basic Needs Basic Rights, (2009)

The seven essential features of practice for scaling up are described with great clarity. They are practical and universal, and encourage local innovation. They include policy, funding and local management structure, as well as working with all possible partners and developing local context adaptations. The case studies give ideas and inspiration to develop new programmes and find ways around obstacles in existing programmes, especially through involving those with most at stake including users and their families and local community leaders

Community based psychosocial services in humanitarian assistance. A facilitator's guide

Agni, Kathy; et al., Eds.: Lutherahjalpen/Church of Sweden; Norwegian Church Aid and Presbyterian Disasters Assistance, (2005)

This expansive facilitator's guide deals with psychosocial interventions concerning multiple causes of trauma such as HIV and AIDS and post-conflict situations. The guide offers technical advice to the implementor which is usefully augmented by diagrams, ideas for games and other useful interventions

От принуждения к единству действий - Преодоление наркозависимости путем лечения, а не наказания - документ для обсуждения

Жилберт Жерро, Николас Кларк , Eds.: UNODC, (2011)

Предложенный вашему вниманию проект документа для дискуссии, озаглавленный "Отпринуждения к единству действий: преодоление наркозависимости путем лечения, а не наказания" был подготовлен с целью пропаганды похода, в основе которого лежит лечение людей, страдающих наркотической зависимостью. В настоящем докладе в общих чертах представлена модель, в рамках которой то или иное лицо из системы уголовного правосудия направлено на лечение в медицинское учреждение, которое более эффективно по сравнению с принудительным лечением и связано с менее жесткими ограничениями свободы, меньшей степенью стигматизации и более благоприятными перспективами как для индивида, так и для общества.

Introducing peer support work in Latin American mental health services

Peter Stastny, Eds.: Cad. Saúde Colet., (2012)

In the course of implementing a recently funded network of hubs for building capacities in mental health service development, training, and research (RedeAmericas), the peer support workers are being introduced into the mental health workforce in three Latin American countries for the very first time. They will be part of a team, along with community mental health workers, that provides a modified Critical Time Intervention to individuals with severe psychiatric disorders living in the community. This article reviewed the background of this increasingly widespread development, and discussed its merits, as well as potential obstacles within local contexts.

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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